A fictional scenario: a recently retired general academic pediatrician (called Dr 20th), who came of age as a clinician in the last quarter of the 20th century, has read a perceptive, strongly positive JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint on telehealth. This pediatrician is on a video call with a good friend and former trainee, a primary care pediatrician who is experienced, forward-looking, and trained in the 21st century (called Dr 21st), when the conversation turns to telehealth.
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Wasserman RC. Baby and Bathwater—A Telehealth Tale. JAMA Pediatr. 2021;175(1):11–12. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.2205
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