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August, 2011

In This Issue
CTAAP Member Featured in Hartford Courant
Fall Lecture Series for Community Pediatricians
Help for DCF Teens Transitioning to Adulthood
Positions Available

CTAAP Member Featured in 

Hartford Courant

DR. Robert Adamenko


One of our members, Dr. Robert Adamenko, a member from Glastonbury was recently featured in a Hartford Courant story on physicians providing health care to migrant workers.  


Dr. Adamenko's work exemplifies the spirit of caring and compassion so prevalent among pediatricians.


Kudos to Dr. Adamenko!


Open this link to read the full Hartford Courant story. 


Fall Lecture Series for Community Pediatricians

The Annual Lattanzi-Pearson Fall Lecture Series was established more than 30 years ago.  This wonderful and practical series was developed by Dr. William Lattanzi, late chair of Pediatrics at the Hospital of Saint Raphael and Dr. Howard Pearson, former chair of Pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine especially for community pediatricians.  The series starts in just a few weeks on Monday evenings this fall.  Please sign up soon!


2011 Annual Lattanzi-Pearson Pediatric Seminars 

Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, CT



September 12

Pediatric Allergy and Asthma Food Allergy Update:  What's New in 2011 

Dr. Jeffrey Factor, University of Connecticut


September 19

Bedside Cardiac Diagnosis:  Fingers, Ears and Eyes 

Dr. Alan Friedman, Yale Pediatrics, Cardiology 


September 26

Neonatal Emergencies:  Guidance for Pediatricians 

Dr. Steven Peterec, Yale Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine 


October 3

Is Your Office Prepared for a Pediatric Emergency? 

Dr. Melissa Langhan, Yale Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine 


October 10

Positional Plagiocephaly 

Dr. Joseph Shin, Chief of Plastic Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, MA 


October 17

Pediatric Genetic Disorders, 2011 

Dr. Joseph Tucker, University of Connecticut, Genetics 


October 24

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Sleep Disorders in Children 

Dr. Lewis Kass, Westchester Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Apnea 


COST: $125 for MD's; $60 for PA's and APRN's; $20 for students 


To see the full invitation open this link.

Lecture Series Announcement.pdf


For more information contact: 




Help for DCF Teens Transitioning to Adulthood

A statewide community provider is assisting DCF adolescents who are moving into their first apartment or dorm room to acquire items that they want and need.


"The Right Stuff" program asks teens "What do you want for you room?" and then finds people to donate exactly what the adolescents requested.   Typical requests could include just the right shade of comforter or the truly hip rug for a dorm room.  In addition, the program encourages donors, especially churches or community groups, to create longer-term relationships with the youth by adopting them in broader ways over time.  Many DCF kids who go away to college have no home to go to for breaks and holidays and donors to this program can provide a welcome refuge for vacations and breaks.  


If you would like to become a donor, contact Robin McHaelen at 860-232-0050 or go to the True Colors website: 


Read Full Article:

True Colors Helping Young Adults With 'The Right Stuff'


Positions Available

Pediatric Healthcare Associates seeks a FT/PT pediatrician or pediatric nurse practitioner who wishes to practice in a stimulating, evidence-based group with well trained pediatricians in a state-of-the-art practice.  The multi-specialty group has 6 offices in Fairfield County.   The practice includes general pediatricians as well as a variety of sub-specialists.  Charts are fully electronic including labs and prescriptions.  In-house IT support is available.  On-call is infrequent with full night nurse triage.  This position has an immediate start date.


Pediatric Healthcare Associates is also seeking a second provider for a 2012 start date.

For More information go to


Jillian Wood
Executive Director
104 Hungerford Street
Hartford, CT  01606
P:  860-525-9738
F:  860-727-9863

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