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 2016 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, board certification, and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report, which is available for download.

The LocumTenens.com primary care physician salary resource center provides more detailed salary information.

Nurses fight against ‘diaper divide’

Source: Chicago Sun Times

With diaper costs ranging from $20 to $25, one in three American families are in diaper disparity. Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women’s Hospital nurses have partnered with founder and CEO of Daughters of Destiny, Inc. to collect over 22,000 diapers. Poverty ridden families who cannot afford the expense of diapers put their children at risk of severe rashes, urinary tract infections and staph infections.

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AAP calls for less fruit juice consumption in children

Source: American Academy of Pediatrics

Before now, the only guidelines outlining the amount of fruit juice that is healthy for children to consume were broad and too general to be accurate. AAP’s most recent update on the matter disputes the claim of babies having fruit juice after only six months. This study recommends that from the age of 1 to 4, children should have no more than 4 ounces of 100 percent fruit juice a day. By further examining the lack of nutrition this juice has, AAP defined the proper amounts of consumption up to the age of 18.

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