Dr. Atkinson will join Roslindale Pediatrics in November of 2017. Since he completed his Pediatrics residency at the Tufts Floating Hospital for Children in 2014, he has been working as a general pediatrician in the Boston area. He has a particular interest in dietary counseling around obesity and exercise science. Dr. Atkinson graduated from Vanderbilt University with a BS in Bioethics and then attended the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, where he earned both his MD and a PhD degree. His PhD was earned in the department of Cell Biology. In his free time, George enjoys biking, reading and watchmaking. We look forward to him joining the RPA team this fall.
You may also notice some new faces at our lab. There are new phlebotomists covering in the Quest lab. They are excited to be here and we are happy to have them covering until we find our permanent person.
A big thanks to those of you that have completed our survey. We are striving to make your experience here excellent.
As a result of feedback here are some of the improvements that are happening.
- Our child safety locks for the rooms have arrived and will be installed soon
- We will be reinstituting the books in the rooms soon- in the meantime we do have children’s books in the waiting rooms
- Thanks for your patience as we continue to add more decorations to the patient rooms
Keep your eyes out for more improvements in the upcoming months! Keep the suggestions coming.
It is a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors, but make sure you and your kids are safe. The AAP has some great guidelines about ticks. Click on the link below for information. If you have anymore questions, please give us a call.