Welcome to AAP - California Chapter 2

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.

 

 

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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."

The 28th Annual Advances in Pediatrics Symposium

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AAP-CA2 proudly announces the 28th Annual

Advances in Pediatrics Symposium
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Sheraton Universal Hotel

 

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Early Bird Registration Now Open

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AAP-CA2 Newsletter

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Member Spotlight

Upcoming AAP-CA2 Events


 

Dr. Yin

February 16 - Town Hall/Dinner in East LA (City of Commerce), featuring Larry Yin, MD, MSPH, FAAP

Developmental Screening and Early Detection of Autism for General Pediatricians
CME Accreditation: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Please join AAP-CA2 Member-At-Large, Mona Patel, MD, FAAP, and AAP-CA2 President, Edward Curry, MD, FAAP, as they host an educational session on the topic of Developmental Screening.  Funded by AltaMed Health Service through First 5 LA.
RSVP Required: Click here to Register

 

Dr. Rajasekhar

February 22 - Town Hall/Dinner in Victorville, with Damodara Rajasekhar, MD, FAAP

Please join AAP-CA2 San Bernardino/High Desert Area Representative, Damodara Rajasekhar, MD, FAAP as he hosts an evening of professional development.
 
Date: 2/22/2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Thai Dawn Bistro ( 14317 Bear Valley Road, Victorville, CA 92392)

Presentation 1:  "Comments on ACA, and Changes to P4P"
Speakers:  Brad Gilbert, MD, and Jennifer Sayles, MD from IEHP

Presentation 2:  "Management of Constipation in Children"
Speaker:  Manoj Shah, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Loma Linda UMC.

Please RSVP by contacting Dr. Rajasekhar: drajasekharmd@gmail.com  , if you have not done so already.   We need an accurate count for dinner arrangements. 

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Other Events

February 17, 2017 at Children's Hospital Los Angeles
 
Fourth Annual Symposium - "Health Disparities and the Immigrant Child"
 
The Los Angeles Healthcare Provider Alliance for Children child health policy symposium will be held at Children's Hospital Los Angeles on Friday, February 17, 2017 from 10:00am-3:30pm.  This year's conference will focus on health disparities and the immigrant child.  Please see information about the symposium by clicking the link below. Registration is free of charge. Lunch will be provided.
 

 

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Charitable Donations

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.

Los Angeles Health Alert Network (LAHAN) Alert

January 4, 2017 - Measles Outbreak in Los Angeles - 11 Cases to Date

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.

Click here to visit the Los Angeles County Health Alert Network (LAHAN) for the latest Alerts and Advisories.

DEC 23 - ALERT: Measles Outbreak in Los Angeles County
Key messages:
  • 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.
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is investigating nine confirmed measles cases within the County. Contact investigations are ongoing.
Click Here to view the full report.

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