GetzWell Pediatrics

2023-2024 FLU SHOTS ARE IN!

Important Flu Season Announcement. Our first partial shipment of mercury free flu vaccines has arrived. Please schedule your appointment as soon as possible. We are offering flu vaccines for the 2023-2024 influenza season to all members (including parents and caregivers). The CDC recommends everyone over the age of 6 months receive a flu vaccine annually. […]

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Screen Time: Empowered Choices

For most of us, the COVID-19 pandemic gave us some new best friends: our screens. During lockdown, screens allowed us to stay connected with people and gave many of us a way to continue to “go to work” and earn a livelihood. Screens gave children a way to continue to attend school. More than ever

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GetzWell’s New Offering: from Stress to Wellness – StressWell!

We’re so excited to announce our newest physician, Rachel Gilgoff, MD, who uses a cutting-edge approach to treat and manage stress biology in children and adults. With her expertise we are expanding our services to include: From Stress to Wellness – StressWell! Dr. Gilgoff offers novel interventions and strategies which can balance an overactive stress response

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Teaching Children About Boundaries, Advice from our Pediatricians

Our San Francisco pediatricians consider the holistic needs of children, and psychological and emotional skills like “boundary setting” are valuable skills to teach. “The most compassionate people are also the most boundaried,” said Dr. Brene Brown, American professor, author, and podcast host known for her work on courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. Teaching your kids

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Winter Sickness Explosion 2022

What has been going on this fall? Our providers are seeing kids and parents getting one cold after another, hand-foot-mouth disease, diarrhea, RSV, strep — it’s already been super tough on families and we’re not even officially in flu season yet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53sS6lZGZv8 Why is this happening? It’s due at least in part to more relaxed

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COVID & Flu Vaccines at GetzWell

COVID & Flu Vaccines at GetzWell COVID Shots For parents and caregivers wanting to vaccinate their youngest children, GetzWell now has Moderna COVID vaccines for children 6 months to 5 years. This vaccine follows a two-injection schedule, 4-8 weeks apart, and it is ¼ the strength of the adult dose (or 25 mcg per dose).

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Rainbow Salad

Rainbow Salad: An Easy & Healthy Recipe from GetzWell’s Founding Pediatrician! Whether making a kid-friendly salad or needing a quick and healthy recipe, this rainbow salad is an easy staple. Dr. Getzelman, a holistic pediatrician in San Francisco and the founder of GetzWell Personalized Pediatrics, loves making this rainbow salad because it’s not only delicious

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Amazon Buying One Medical

Amazon Buying One Medical Do You Want a Tech Giant to Own Your Private Health Data? First Amazon found out what you read.Then Amazon found out what you buy.Then they figured out what you eat.Soon, they may have access to your private health information.  We live in a world where a small group of tech

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