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."

AAP-CA2 Newsletter

 

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Member Spotlight

Upcoming AAP-CA2 Events

Brian D. Santacrose, MD, FAAP

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 in Santa Barbara - Town Hall/Dinner Meeting

Please join Santa Barbara Area Representative Brian Santacrose, MD, FAAP for an evening of professional development and networking.
Diagnosing and Managing Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis: Focus on a Nasal Spray Treatment Option.
Guest Lecturer: Jacob Offenberger, MD
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 3rd at 7:00 PM
Location: Stella Mare's, in Santa Barbara (50 Los Patos Way)
This event is generously sponsored by Mylan.

 Tuesday, June 13, 2017 in Woodland Hills - Town Hall / Dinner Meeting

Ken Saul, MD, FAAP

Please join AAP-CA2 Member-At-Large Ken Saul MD, FAAP as he hosts an evening of professional development at Maggiano's.
 
Topic: Prevention of SIDS and Post Partum Depression
Speaker: Harvey Karp, MD
Date: June 13, 2017 at 6:30 PM. Please note: This is on a Tuesday.
LOCATION: Maggiano's of Woodland Hills.
RSVP: Please email Dr. Ken Saul to save your seat.
 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in Oxnard - Town Hall / Dinner Meeting
 
Please join District IX Early Career Physician Representative, Melissa Ruiz, MD, MPH, FAAP for a Town Hall on Developmental Screening Resources.

Melissa Ruiz, MD, MPH, FAAP

Sponsored by Help Me Grow Ventura County, Dr. Ruiz will be presenting on the evidence for developmental screening, trauma screening and screening for unmet social needs.
Over 10 community organizations to which providers can refer when they identify something on the screening will be in attendance and be available to answer questions.
Four of these organizations will speak about how to most effectively refer patients to them.
 
Date: June 21, 2017 at 6:00 PM. 
LOCATION: Tri-Counties Regional Center Conference Room, in Oxnard.
 

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Other Events

May 19, 2017 from 9:30am-3:00pm
The 4th Annual Updates in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Conference.

Friday, May 19, 2017 from 9:30am-3:00pm.
Location: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. CMEs available.
Click Here to View/Print the Flyer.

Click here to view all CHLA events.

Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Los Angeles
 
2017 Los Angeles County Disaster Healthcare Volunteers-Surge Unit Conference
 
A half-day event to be held at Luminarias Restaurant on Saturday, May 20th, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Please arrive at 7:00 a.m. to register, enjoy a free breakfast, and meet other Surge Unit volunteers. Free parking is also available.
 
Registration is required to attend the conference. Please RSVP by Tuesday, May 9th. The first 100 people to register will receive a free LA County Surge Unit shirt! Shirts and jackets are also available for purchase.

Please click on the link to register
Questions?
If you have any questions or problems registering, please contact the Surge Unit office at (562) 347-1649 or surgeteam@dhs.lacounty.gov

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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)

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

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