Blog Archives

Priority Issues

Docs for Tots provides doctors and other stakeholders tools to transform practice and improve public policy with a focus on five priority issues.

Poverty

Poverty is the greatest threat to children’s healthy development.

Social Emotional Health

Social-emotional health shapes academic success and lifelong health.

Quality Early Care and Education

Early care settings have the potential to improve children’s health.

Developmental Screening

All young kids should be screened for developmental delays.

Medical Home

The medical home is family-centered, accessible and coordinated health care.

Latest News

A donation to Docs for Tots on #GivingTuesday is an investment in a stronger future for New York.

Help Me Grow Long Island, one initiative overseen by Docs for Tots, gives kids a strong foundation in their first five years of life . . .
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October Newsletter

Check out our newsletter and see what we’re up to! In case you missed it – here is our October Newsletter. See what we’re . . .
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HMG Supported as Primary Prevention Program – lunch & learn follow-up

Thanks to all those that participated in the October 20 Lunch & Learn virtual event presented by Help Me Grow New York State (HMG . . .
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Investing in quality early learning programs is the most efficient way to affect school and life success and to reduce social expenditures later.

James Heckman, economist, Nobel laureate