UTMB Department of Pediatrics Home Department of Pediatrics #PedsMatch21. UTMB is excited to share a tour and vlogs with you this year as we transition to virtual interviews. Please check out these videos and peruse our website for more detailed information including our program leadership, curriculum, and more. The Importance of Well-Child Check-Ups December 10, 2020, 10:13 AM by Patricia Beach, MD and Adam Stranberg, MD It is important to bring your child to their scheduled well-child visits. Well-child visits should happen regularly throughout childhood, and those first visits can be critical for your child's long-term health. A visit with a pediatrician can go a long way to build your confidence and alleviate stress, which is healthy for you AND your baby! Here is what your health care provider is looking for when you bring your child for their visit. Keeping Kids Healthy Healthy Resolutions for a Safe New Year January 4, 2021, 15:57 PM by Dr. Sally Robinson Healthy New Year resolutions in 2021 for children—resolutions should be achievable and age-appropriate. In this Keeping Kids Healthy, Dr. Sally Robinson shares a great list of resolutions by age. Everyone wants a better year, and by working together, we can make it happen! #2021 Community Highlights It's Time For the Flu Shot October 12, 2020, 13:33 PM by UTMB Pediatrics Get your children the flu shot! Influenza (Flu), like COVID, is a respiratory virus. During the COVID-19 pandemic, reducing respiratory illnesses' overall burden is essential to protect vulnerably and at-risk family members. Dr. Manuela Murray shares an important message for you. Announcements FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2021 UTMB PEDIATRICS GRAND ROUNDS January 15, 2021, 16:36 PM by Department of Pediatrics Alan D. Barrett, PhD, Dsc (Hon), presents, COVID-19 Vaccines: We Have Come a Long Way in a Very Short Time but Still Have a Long Way to Go. UTMB Health Pediatrics Grand Rounds for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.