Posts From Thomas McCormally

Waste not, want not

The headline of this post is something I heard my grandmother say over and over. Or maybe it was my mother. Anyway, it’s something those who lived through the Great Depression learned and it became a part of their being. › Continue Reading

A Promise Kept …

Talk about changing the outcome! There’s a program at Cincinnati Children’s that’s doing just that … and has been for 10 years. You can read about it in the Oct. 24 edition of the Cincinnati Enquirer (if you’re still into › Continue Reading

If anyone ever said caring for kids is easy they either 1) weren’t a parent or 2) weren’t a pediatrician. One of the things that is clear here at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition at the › Continue Reading

The room that is housing the Department of Federal Affairs for the American Academy of Pediatrics this weekend at its National Conference and Exhibition is a busy place. Doctors and other interested people are stopping by to talk about various › Continue Reading

As America’s pediatricians gathered here in Washington, D.C., this weekend, they were hailed as heroes, they were congratulated for a job well done and they braced for the challenges of these times. And they were reminded that the country’s future, › Continue Reading

With the Senate Finance Committee’s action this week, there’s a lot of buzz over Congress’ work on health care reform. Making law, especially when it’s as controversial as this bit of legislation, is never easy and it’s not always pretty. It’s also › Continue Reading