Julie Taylor, MD, MSc, senior associate dean, clinical sciences for AUC
Julie Taylor, MD, MSc, AUC's senior associate dean for clinical sciences, just started her two-year term as president of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) this month—and she's already adding her voice to the national conversation surrounding breastfeeding.
In a letter to the editor published in the Oct. 22 edition of the New York Times, Dr. Taylor responds to an Oct. 16 piece in the Times titled "Overselling Breast-Feeding". In her letter, Dr. Taylor writes about a perceived "battleground" between those who strongly support breastfeeding and those who either choose or need to formula-feed their infants—and how this battleground could negatively impact new parents' abilities to make informed decisions about their children.
Take a look at Dr. Taylor's response here.
The ABM is a multi-specialty physician organization, with more than 500 members from more than 50 countries, dedicated to the promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding and human lactation. Learn more at www.bfmed.org.
Recommended articles for you
Listen: Recorded Webinar on Choosing a Medical Specialty
AUC Announces New Clinical Agreement with Western Connecticut Health Network
AUC Students Present Research Poster at Psychiatry Conference
AUC Graduate Named Resident of the Month During Surgery Training
Posted October 23, 2015 02:22 PM