About Core Concepts of Pediatrics, 2nd Edition  

Core Concepts of Pediatrics, 2nd Edition is an online resource especially for medical students and interns in pediatrics. Chapter authors are faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch, a University of Texas System academic health science center in Galveston, TX.

History. In 1983, UTMB Pediatrics produced a paperback textbook, Pediatrics, An Approach to Independent Learning, edited by William Daeschner MD and Joan Richardson MD, published by Johns Hopkins University Press. Second and third editions were published in 1991 and 1997. In 2008, a web-based book was developed, titled Core Concepts of Pediatrics, and published on the UTMB Pediatric Department website. Editors were Alok Kalia MD, Judith Rowen MD, and Virginia Niebuhr, PhD. Technical Assistant was Mary Jo Urbani MS.

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Cover page graphic created by M.D. Piazza for V. Niebuhr.