Title

Building a National Framework to Pair Scientists and Schools During a Global Pandemic.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-1-2022

Identifier

DOI: 10.1542/peds.2021-054268D

Abstract

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic forced the suspension of in-person education in schools serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) across the United States. As time passed, teachers, students, and parents struggled with remote education. With limited guidance at the federal level, physicians and school leaders across the country collaborated to develop local solutions for schools. This article describes the lessons learned from the development of 4 academic-community partnerships and collaboration among these partnerships to provide national leadership on managing COVID-19 mitigation in the K-12 environment. In addition, we describe a pathway forward for using academic-community partnerships to improve child health.

Journal Title

Pediatrics

Volume

149

Issue

Suppl 2

MeSH Keywords

Academic Medical Centers; COVID-19; Community-Institutional Relations; Humans; Pandemics; Schools

Keywords

Academic Medical Centers; COVID-19; Community-Institutional Relations; Humans; Pandemics; Schools

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