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."
Jan. 23, 2015 - Situation
The California Department of Public Health reports that as of 1/21/15, measles has been confirmed in 59 California residents since late December 2014. Related cases have occurred in multiple states and in Mexico. In Los Angeles County (LAC) currently, there are 10 confirmed measles cases and 4 suspect cases with nearly 800 contact investigations ongoing. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) has issued a health alert. Please see below to learn about Actions 1) Requested of Providers, 2) Measels clinical presentation, 3) Specimen collection, 4) Transmission and infection control, 5) Prevention, and 6) Reporting. Click to Read More.
The American Academy of Pediatrics urges parents to vaccinate children to protect against measles. Click to Read Letter
April 25, 2015 – The 26th Annual Southern California Postgraduate Pediatric Conference
Early Bird registration extended through 3/31!
Pediatric Surge Exercise - Save the Dates
4/20/15 Controller and Evaluator Training - Santa Fe Springs Town Center (SFS TC)
4/20/15 Tabletop Exercises - SFS TC
6/2/15 Evaluator Training - refresh (webinar)
6/11/15 Functional Exercise - Site specific
7/14/15 Exercise Evaluation Conference - SFS TC
11/19/15 Statewide Medical and Health Exercise 2015
For more information, please contact Bridget Berg at firstname.lastname@example.org
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