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Division of Child, Adolescent, and Family Health (DCAFH)

Our division leads health promotion, injury prevention, and emergency medical services for children, adolescents, and young adults.

Key Accomplishments

  • The Bright Futures Periodicity Schedule (national guidelines for all preventive care screenings and well-child visits)

    • One of three sets of comprehensive preventive care guidelines supported by HRSA
    • Includes recommended screenings, assessments, immunizations, and procedures
    • More than 9,800 pediatric primary health care professionals used Bright Futures educational material as part of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Education in Quality Improvement for Pediatric Practice (EQIPP) online training modules.

Programs We Manage

Health Promotion

Injury Prevention

Emergency Medical and Disaster Preparedness Services for Children

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Sara B. Kinsman, M.D., Ph.D.

1Data reported by EMSC State Partnership performance reports.
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