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."
February 16 - Town Hall/Dinner in East LA (City of Commerce), featuring Larry Yin, MD, MSPH, FAAP
February 22 - Town Hall/Dinner in Victorville, with Damodara Rajasekhar, MD, FAAP
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
Loma Linda UMC.
Please RSVP by contacting Dr. Rajasekhar: email@example.com , if you have not done so already. We need an accurate count for dinner arrangements.
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.
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.
- 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.