New Resources - Subspecialty Rotations: Child Abuse


Child Abuse Resources 


Online learning opportunities 

  1. Child Abuse OSCE: Identifying, Managing, and Reporting a Child Abuse Case -   

  1. Child Abuse Medical Evaluation and Treatment for Medical Providers -  

  1. Reporting Suspected Sexual Abuse - Walker-Descartes I, Altshuler L, Kachur E, Smith L. I Know Something Happened: Physician Management of Parental Disclosure of Suspected Child Sexual Abuse. MedEdPORTAL; 2013. Available from:  



  1. Child Abuse Medical Evaluation and Treatment for Medical Providers - http://    

  1. Child Welfare Information Gateway - https:/ 

  1. Imaging: Section on Radiology. Diagnostic imaging of child abuse. Pediatrics. 2009; 123:1430. (PC5, MK1) 

  1. Review Article on Child Physical Abuse: (PC1, 4, 5 MK1) 



  1. Jenny C.; Child Abuse and Neglect: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Evidence; Saunders; St Louis, MO; 2011 

  1. Giardino, AP, Finkel MA; Medical Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse: A Practical Guide (3rd Edition); Sage Publications, Inc.; Newbury Park, Ca; 2009 

  1. Adams JA, Kaplan, RA, Starling SP, Mehta NH, Finkel MA, Botash AS, Kellogg ND, Shapiro RAJ; Guidelines for medical care of children who may have been sexually abused; Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2007; Jun 20(3): 163-72 

  1. Adams, JA; Guidelines for medical care of children evaluated for suspected sexual abuse: An update for 2008. Current Opin Obstet Gynecol 2008; 20(5): 435-41 

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually transmitted disease treatment guidelines 2010; MMWR 2010; 59(RR-12): 1-110 

  1. Kellogg /ND; Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect. /Clinical reportthe evaluation of sexual behaviors in children. /Pediatrics. /2009; 124(3):992998 

  1. Kellogg ND. Sexual behaviors in children: evaluation and management. Am Fam Physician. 2010; 82(10):1233-8 

  1. Kellog, ND., and the Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect. The Evaluation of Sexual Abuse in Children. Pediatrics. 2005; 116 (2): 506 -512 

  1. Fortin, et al. Sexual Abuse. Pediatrics in Review Vol. 33 (1)  January 1, 2012  
    pp. 19 -32 

  1. Anderst JD, Carpenter SL, Abshire TC and the Section on Hematology/Oncology and Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect. Evaluation for bleeding disorders in suspected child abuse. Pediatrics.  2013; 131:e1314; originally published online March 25, 2013 (PC 4,5; MK1) 

  1. Kellogg,ND. Evaluation of suspected child physical abuse. Pediatrics. 2007;119:1232. (PC1, 4,5; MK1; ICS1, SBP1) 

  1. Jenny C and the Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect. Evaluating infants and young children with multiple fractures. Pediatrics. 2006; 118: 1299-1303. (PC 4,5; MK1) 

  1. Chiesa A. Duhaime AC. Abusive head trauma. Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2009; 56: 317-31.( (PC 4,5; MK1) 

  1. Kemp AM, Jaspan T, Griffiths J, Stoodley N, Mann MK, Tempest V, Maguire SA. Neuroimaging: what neuroradiological features distinguish abusive from non-abusive head trauma? A systematic review. Arch Dis Child. 2011 Dec;96 :1103-12. (PC 4,5; MK1) 

  1. Dubowitz, H. Neglect in children. Pediatr Ann. 2013;42(4):73-7 (PC1, 4; PBLI1) 

  1. Block RW, Kreb NF. Failure to Thrive as a Manifestation of Child Neglect.  Pediatrics. 2005;116 (5): 1234-37 (PC1, 4; PBLI1) 

  1. Jenny, C. Recognizing and responding to medical neglect.  Pediatrics. 2007; 120:6 1385-1389 (PC1, 4 IPCS1, 3; Prof 4)