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Trends and Innovation in Pediatric Healthcare: How Pediatrics 2040 is looking to change the future of pediatric medicine
The Huffington Post

Pediatric healthcare systems in both the United States and Canada are facing unique challenges in serving children and maintaining centres of excellence. These challenges stem from, but are not limited to, inadequate government-issued health research funding; the demand to provide excellent care with, at times, limited resources; and patients’ access to care. They are also due to the discrepancy between the technology that is being developed in the biomedical field and the lack of translation that is seen from this innovation to pediatric medicine. Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to attend Pediatrics 2040: Trends and Innovations for the Next 25 Years ( The mission of the conference is to engender and support an ecosystem of pediatric innovators to improve health care for all children.