Methodist Developmental Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Caring for children and youth is an integral part of our mission, taught both longitudinally and in block rotations.

Screening

  • Standardized to evaluate infants and children for developmental concerns, autism, and mental health issues
  • Teen screens identify psychosocial issues
  • Referral sources available
  • Participant in the Healthy Development through Primary Care initiative

Patient care

Community

  • Service required and fulfilled in a variety of ways, including providing school-based sports physicals and screening exams; talking to school groups about health topics; staffing athletic training rooms; tutoring children; and working diabetes or asthma camps
  • Committed since 1993 to putting Children First, which encourages the community to work toward increasing the developmental assets of youth
  • St. Louis Park routinely listed in the “100 Best Communities for Young People”, thanks in part to the contributions of residents at Central Clinic