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Children With Special Health Care Needs: A Celebration of Success!

  • Peter G. Szilagyi
    Correspondence
    Address correspondence to Peter G. Szilagyi, MD, MPH, Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Strong Memorial Hospital, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 777, Rochester, New York 14642.
    Affiliations
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY (Dr Szilagyi); and Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (Dr Kuhlthau)
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  • Karen A. Kuhlthau
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    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY (Dr Szilagyi); and Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (Dr Kuhlthau)
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      This special issue of Academic Pediatrics represents a celebration. We honor the careers of several people, the leadership of the Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB), and the achievements of a large number of experts who have helped to improve health care for children with special health care needs (CSHCN). We acknowledge the lessons learned regarding the care of this population, and we recognize the challenges that remain. We celebrate these children and their families.
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