Childhood Obesity

With 1 out of every 3 children overweight or obese, the Children's Hospital Association joins children's hospitals to promote best practice in clinical care and build community capacity to prevent and respond to this staggering health threat.


Healthy Hospital
Improving the Hospital Environment - The spotlight is on children’s hospitals to improve their environment to promote better health for patients, visitors and staff. Learn how the Children's Hospital Association can help.


Webinars
Childhood Obesity Webinar: Highlighting Opportunities for Primary Care in Obesity Prevention (Recording)- November 2014

Childhood Obesity Webinar: Comorbidities, Screening and Management (Recording)- September 2014

Childhood Obesity Webinar: Resources for Researchers – An Overview of NCCOR (Recording)- July 2014

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Articles
A Fresh Take on Hospital Cafeteria Food- April 2014


FOCUS Group
FOCUS on a Fitter Future Outcomes - Outcomes from FOCUS on a Fitter Future, Children's Hospital Association's childhood obesity FOCUS Group.

Joining the Childhood Obesity Multi Program Analysis and Study System (COMPASS) - Learn more about joining the Childhood Obesity Multi Program Analysis and Study System (COMPASS).

Joining the Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry (POWER) - Learn more about joining the Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry (POWER).


Publications
2013 Survey Findings of Children's Hospitals Obesity Services- May 2014

Pediatric Obesity: Practical Applications and Strategies from Primary to Tertiary Care (Supplement to Pediatrics)- September 2011


Fact Sheets & Data
American Academy of Pediatrics Treatment Stages for Obesity


Related Links
Legislative Advocacy Efforts on Obesity