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Shifting the Paradigm to Early Relational Health: The Power of the Moment

The August 2021 AAP Policy Statement on Preventing Childhood Toxic Stress: Partnering with Families and Communities to Promote Relational Health calls for a paradigm shift in pediatrics in clinical priorities, research and advocacy. This session discusses some of the exciting and emergent efforts to advance early relational health, at this moment.

Dr. David Willis is a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of Social Policy and serves on the board of the Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.