The American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 2 (AAP-CA2) is proud to be the Professional Home for Pediatricians and Pediatric Subspecialists in the Southern California counties of Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside; San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura.
Together, with our members and communities, we work to fulfill our mission:
"To champion optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults and to advocate for and support our members in these endeavors."
Attention Pediatricians and Clinical Colleagues in LA County:
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is working to control an outbreak of laboratory confirmed measles. To date, 11 cases have been identified and contact investigations are ongoing at a variety of exposure venues widely distributed throughout Los Angeles County. What actions can you take to help? Please click here to read the letter from Franklin D. Pratt, MD, MPHTM, FACEP, Medical Director of the Immunization Program at LACDPH.
AAP-CA2 proudly announces the 28th Annual Advances in Pediatrics Symposium, taking place on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel. Registration opens in February.
Attention Pediatric and Medicine-Pediatric Residents
We would like to share with you an opportunity to showcase your scholarly projects from residency at the upcoming AAP-CA2 Advances in Pediatrics Symposium on April 22, 2017.
The abstract submission deadline is Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM PST.
Click here for more details. We look forward to receiving your abstracts and having you join as at this annual symposium!
Please Click Here to view the full details and/or register for any events outlined below.
January 17 - Town Hall/Dinner in Santa Barbara, with Brian Santacrose, MD, FAAP
CALM (Child Abuse Listening Mediation) of Santa Barbara is hosting a Town Hall/Dinner Meeting for community pediatricians. Learn about:
- Santa Barbara Resiliency Pilot Project; using the ACE screening tool and embedding behavioral health in a pediatric setting.
- PCIT (Parent Child Interaction Therapy) a simple but effective intervention for children with externalizing behaviors and parental attachment issues.
January 18 - Town Hall/Dinner in San Bernardino, with Edward Curry, MD, FAAP
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
“Bright Futures Guidelines – Improving Preventive Care in Your Practice Without Burden” - PLUS, 2017 Preventative Services Updated Guidelines.
Speaker: Edward Curry, MD, FAAP, President, AAP-CA2
CME Accreditation: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
February 8 - Town Hall/Dinner in Woodland Hills, with Ken Saul, MD, FAAP
February 16 - Town Hall/Dinner in City of Industry, featuring Larry Yin, MD, MSPH, FAAP
Please Click Here to view the full details and/or register for any events outlined above.
CHLA CME Events for November and December
Hosted by: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles - 1 CME Credit
The AAP-CA Chapter 2 proudly recognizes and honors these individuals and organizations whose outstanding generosity as major contributors demonstrates a spirit of giving, which has sustained and improved the programs benefiting high school graduates, pediatric residents, and attendees of our annual pediatric conference.
Those wishing to make charitable contributions to the chapter may do so by visiting our Charitable Donations Page.
- A new measles outbreak is occurring in Los Angeles County.
- Health care providers should consider the diagnosis of measles among persons presenting with a febrile rash illness.