We all must play a role in child abuse prevention

Child abuse and neglect still occur at epidemic rates in the U.S. In 2019, one in seven children experienced it in some form, and more than 1,800 children died as a result, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For many of us, this fact may be difficult to grasp, since so […]

A few thoughts on Provider Fatigue

A healthcare worker on the front lines of pandemic care takes a moment to reflect

Today’s theme is about taking the time to acknowledge the heroes among us. Looking back, it is hard to remember what the world looked like a year ago. On this day in 2020, there were fewer than 100 cases of COVID-19 anywhere in the country. The first case to reach Western New York was still […]

The Pandemic’s Impact on Children

We recently passed the anniversary of the start of the COVID-19 shutdown. Thankfully, we’re also seeing rays of hope as vaccination rates increase and infection rates decrease. Much has been said about how life has changed for us all, and there is plenty of debate surrounding what has changed permanently and what might return from the […]

National Women’s Month Celebrates Today’s Leaders and Salutes Those Who Paved the Way

March is National Women’s Month, which recognizes and celebrates the contributions women have made throughout our nation’s history – and continue to make today. Women have engineered especially significant impacts in science and health care, and I’m proud to be one of the many leaders at Kaleida Health making Western New York’s community healthy and strong. […]