In this series, you’ll learn about necrotizing enterocolitis prevention and pre-feeding interventions. These courses were developed by Engage Grow Thrive, as part of a Small Baby Care Specialist® Program.
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Learn the risk factors for developing NEC in the small baby.
Dr. Jae Kim is an attending neonatologist and gastroenterologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and a clinical professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego in both the Neonatology and Pediatric Gastroenterology Departments.
Dr. Kim earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Toronto. He continued his medical education with an internship at Toronto Western Hospital before completing a pediatric residency and a pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children. He went on to earn his Ph.D. and to complete a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at the same institution.
Dr. Kim's special interests include neonatal nutrition, neonatal bowel injury, bedside ultrasound and resuscitation. His current research centers on optimizing human milk feeding for the premature infant, pioneering the use of bedside ultrasound in the NICU and innovation in resuscitation in resource-limited settings.
Dr. Kim is the director for the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program at UC San Diego and serves as the nutrition director for Supporting Premature Infant Nutrition, an innovative, nationally recognized multidisciplinary program to advance infant nutrition at UC San Diego. He co-authored the book Best Medicine: Human Milk in the NICU.
Learn how neonatal experiences in the NICU can affect future feeding skills.
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