The Benefits of Having a Med-Peds Trained Physician
June 5, 2016•8 min
Med-Peds is a shortened term for “Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics”.A physician trained in Med-Peds can care for the newborn to the geriatric patient.Med-Peds physicians tend to the care of patients throughout their life span. Caring for multiple generations of the same family requires an understanding of family dynamics, epidemiology and the impact of acute or chronic illness at all ages, all in the context of family systems. Linda DeCesare, MD, is here to explain how Med-Peds physicians draw from the knowledge and skills of pediatricians and internists to bring breadth and flexibility in their approach to clinical medicine.