Pediatric Associates and FIU-Herbert Wetheim College of Medicine Host a Screening of Race To Nowhere

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The documentary, Race to Nowhere, is a call to mobilize families, educators, and policy makers to challenge current assumptions on how to best prepare the youth of America to become healthy, bright, contributing and leading citizens.

Race To Nowhere, a documentary, created by Vicki Abeles, addresses the high-pressure culture to succeed that has invaded schools and school children’s lives, and of the mental, emotional and physical effects of those pressures. It questions if society has become so focused on tests and performance that it is undermining the actual learning and creative expression in the classroom.

Pediatric Associates believes it is their responsibility to maintain and/or improve the health and well-being of its patients and to the community as a whole. With that in mind, Pediatric Associates, in conjunction with FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, present Race To Nowhere to encourage conversations about how best to prepare children for a successful, productive future and what roles parents, educators, and policy makers, can all play in finding the solution.

A discussion after the movie with a panel of child/education experts will be conducted on the best ways to prepare our children for a successful, productive future and what roles parents can all play in finding the solution.

For more information about this impactful documentary, visit http://www.pediatricassociates.com

The screening is open to the community. Dr. Peter Shulman, CEO of Pediatric Associates, states, "We encourage parents come with their children and talk openly with their kids about their impressions and ideas on ways we as parents can make this time in their lives less stressful." Tickets can be purchased online at http://rtnfloridainternationaluniversity.eventbrite.com/ for $10 or at the door for $15.

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Pediatric Associates has been in South Florida since 1955 and has 21 offices from Port St. Lucie to West Kendall. We provide primary pediatric care to infants, children and adolescents from newborns to age 21 and have an unwavering commitment to providing affordable, quality and accessible healthcare to area children.

For more information, contact Cina Tucci at 305-798-426

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