Editorial Policy

A physician-led editorial process guides the development of KidsHealth in the Classroom educational resources. This site, however, is not intended to provide medical care. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your health care provider. All information on this site is for educational purposes only.

KidsHealth in the Classroom Teacher's Guides and other resources are created by physicians, writers, editors, and graphic designers at Nemours KidsHealth, which is part of The Nemours Foundation. Our goal is to make sure all information is accurate, balanced, current, and aligned with National Health Education Standards.

Experts who review our educational resources include:

  • Elana Pearl Ben-Joseph, MD
    Medical Editor
    Nemours Children's Health
  • Larissa Hirsch, MD
    Medical Editor
    Nemours Children's Health
    Instructor in Pediatrics
    New York, NY
  • D'Arcy Lyness, PhD
    Behavioral Health Editor
    Child and Adolescent Psychologist
    Wayne, PA