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."
AAP-CA2 is now recruiting practices to participate in a quality improvement project aimed at improving HPV vaccination rates.
- Learn how to improve patient care through quality improvement processes in your practice.
- Learn about the newest ACIP recommendations on HPV vaccination.
- Learn the most effective communication styles to improve vaccination rates.
- Get MOC Part 4 credit.
Goal: To systematically improve HPV vaccination initiation and completion rates in 12 and 13 year old teens.
Recruiting practices... Now through December 10, 2016 !
Orientation Webinars next week - In-person Learning Session Dec 10.
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!
There's still time to submit resolutions to be presented at the 2017 Annual Leadership Forum.
Deadline is November 15th.
Click Here to view the submission guidelines.
January 18 - Town Hall in San Bernardino, with Edward Curry, MD, FAAP
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (This event has been rescheduled to 1/18/17)
CME Accreditation: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Let’s make reading doctor-recommended in San Bernardino County!
Presented by First 5 San Bernardino
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.
If within 7 days from onset of symptoms, BOTH URINE and SERUM specimens should be submitted for rRT-PCR detection of Zika virus.
Urine specimens should be collected within 14 days after symptom onset to improve the sensitivity for Zika virus detection. Urine specimens collected within 30 days will continue to be accepted at the LAC Public Health Laboratory.
APRIL 8 - UPDATE: CDC Guidance: Preventing Transmission of Zika Virus in Labor and Delivery Settings. Click Here to view the full report.