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Pediatric Career and Resource Center

Welcome to the LocumTenens.com Pediatric Career and Resource Center! Here you can stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends in your industry, check out survey statistics on pediatric salaries, find links to organizations and associations, and more. Of course, you're only a few clicks away from finding the perfect pediatric employment opportunity, too. Learn more about our pediatric recruiting services.

Pediatrics Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2019 LocumTenens.com Primary Care Salary Survey annual reports are now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com Primary Care salary survey highlight annual average primary care physician salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail.

What happens when parents decide to not vaccinate?

Source: Healthline

The percentage of practices and pediatricians who dismiss patients for choosing not to vaccinate is growing, a new study found. More than half of practices included in the research have a policy of dismissing patients for non-compliance amid provider's growing frustration. Some pediatricians find themselves spending a tremendous amount of time explaining the importance of vaccines to families during appointments and are concerned about other patients who visit their practice being at risk.

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The skin-deep truth about food allergies

Source: NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Atopic dermatitis, also known as allergic eczema, can serve as a precursor in a clinical progression that leads to food allergies, respiratory allergies and sometimes allergic asthma, particularly in children. In recent research efforts supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, scientists examined the differences in the skin of children with atopic dermatitis and food allergies compared to children with atopic dermatitis alone. By better understanding the common inflammatory skin condition, researchers hope to identify children most at risk for developing food allergies before rashes appear and target effective prevention strategies.

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