Pediatric Hematologists and Working Through Diseases

When working with young patients diagnosed with difficult diseases it can be a challenge to help them and their families work through the treatment process ahead of them, but it is a process that can be successful as a team.

Giving a patient of any age a difficult diagnosis can be hard for even the most seasoned healthcare professional. That is even more true when the patient is a child and may not understand what the diagnosis means to them.

As part of the American Academy of Pediatrics Zora Rogers, MD, of the UT Southwestern Medical Center discusses various aspects of working as a pediatric hematologist.