Janine Bernardo

About Janine Bernardo

Janine Bernardo is a neonatology fellow. Besides medicine and babies, her interests include (in no particular order) reading, travel, meeting new people, spending time with not new people, and her pet rabbit, Hazel. If she hadn’t pursued medicine, she would own a candy store or a bookshop.

Posts by Janine Bernardo:

“Digame”: Communication Beyond Language Barriers

“Digame”: Communication Beyond Language Barriers

During my last outpatient pediatrics clinic in residency, a patient and his mother reminded me that the therapeutic relationship can transcend language. I had been taking care of a young boy, whom I’ll refer to as “A,” since the beginning of his life. He had developmental delays and several other medical problems. His mother was(...)