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The state of child health in Washington, D.C.


The State of Child Health in Washington, D.C.

Lanre Omojokun Falusi, MD, FAAP
Attending Physician, Children’s Health Center at Adams Morgan Diana L. and Stephen A. Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric HealthAssociate Medical Director for Municipal and Regional Affairs, Child Health Advocacy InstituteAssistant Professor of Pediatrics, Children's National Hospital, George Washington University School of Medicine

Hope E. Rhodes, MD, MPH
Attending Physician, Children’s Health Center at AnacostiaDiana L. and Stephen A. Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric HealthAssistant Professor of Pediatrics; Children’s National Hospital, George Washington University School of Medicine

Learning Objectives:
Attendees of this session will be able to:

  1. Define the state of pediatric health in D.C., focusing on child & adolescent mental health andadolescent reproductive health.
  2. Describe initiatives within the Children's National Division of General and Community Pediatrics addressing child & adolescent mental health and adolescent reproductive health.
  3. Recognize the challenges and opportunities regarding the care of immigrant children in D.C.
  4. Identify the role of advocacy in clinical care and education at Children's National.

About the Expert

Dr. Olanrewaju Falusi

Olanrewaju Falusi Associate Medical Director, Municipal and Regional Affairs, Child Health Advocacy Institute
Assistant Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Pediatrician

Hope Rhodes

Hope Rhodes Associate Medical Director, THEARC
Pediatrician

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