Tiny Medicine

Don't give up! I believe in you all. A person's a person, no matter how small! - Horton, from Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss ***2019 Update - Now an excerpt from Chapter 2 of the book Tiny Medicine, available for pre-order now at Amazon or your favorite online bookseller!*** When I tell people …

We Must Stop Failing our Children

As we mourn the deaths of yet more American children following Colorado's most recent school shooting (and even more adults after Friday's tragedy in Virginia Beach), it is time to acknowledge a real, damning truth: As parents, pediatricians, and frankly as grown-up adult humans, we are fundamentally failing our children. According to the Naval Postgraduate …

Our American Idea

On February 8th 1963, President John F. Kennedy addressed a small crowd in the tidewater city of Greenville, North Carolina. In truth, he actually didn't speak to the crowd that day in person – his remarks were pre-recorded and played for the dedication of a United States Information Agency radio transmitter, designed to broadcast the "Voice …

Thank You!

It took five months from the day I first posted at DrDeRienzo.com for the site to reach 1,000 views.  Late last year, the site's most popular post - Bartlet's Lessons - reached 1,000 views on its own in less than 3 weeks.  This month DrDeRienzo.com crossed the 10,000 view mark, and it seemed fitting to …

Facebook Live

I was honored to join Lianne Fagnant from the Mission NICU on a Facebook Live this week. It was a great opportunity to share some of the Mission NICU's incredible stories, and help viewers really begin to appreciate just how Tiny the NICU's tiny medicine *really* is. Tune in at the link below and see …