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."

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November 15 in East Los Angeles

Addressing the Health Needs of Immigrant Children – Half Day Conference - Nov 15

The Los Angeles County Office of Immigrant Affairs, Immigrant Defenders Law Center and the American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 2 cordially invite you to attend an afternoon of discussion, collaboration, and networking on the topic of immigrant children separated from their families, their needs and ways to help them. Also in attendance will be representatives from various law firms (L.A. Justice Fund) sub-contracted by LA County to represent these children. Please join us!
TOPIC: Addressing the Health Needs of Immigrant Children
SPEAKERS: County of Los Angeles Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, First District; Office of Immigrant Affairs Executive Director Rigo Reyes; Daniel Sharp, Esq. (Legal Director, CARECEN); Lindsay Toczylowski, Esq. Executive Director of the Immigrant Defenders Law Center; AAP-CA2 President Alice Kuo, MD, PhD, MBA, FAAP; Immigrant Health Committee Chair Sural Shah, MD, FAAP; Bobby Verdugo, Mental Health Specialist - UCLA; Roya Ijadi-Maghsoodi, MD, president of the Southern California Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
DATE: Thursday, November 15, 2018
TIME: 12 – 4 PM (Lunch included)
LOCATION: East Los Angeles College (ELAC) 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754

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Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

  1. AAP-CA2 Quarterly Board of Directors Meeting

    December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Life After Residency – Pediatric Career Event

    January 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. 30th Annual Advances in Pediatrics Symposium

    March 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. AAP-CA2 Quarterly Board of Directors Meeting

    March 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. AAP-CA2 Quarterly Board of Directors Meeting

    June 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


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Dental QI Project  -  MOC Part 4

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Join Us for a 6-Month Primary Care Practice Quality Improvement Offering for Medical Providers

Receive Free CME & MOC Credit and Help Transform Oral Health for LA County Children

Over half of California’s children experience tooth decay by kindergarten. You can help reduce that number and improve oral health for Medi-Cal children. More LA Smiles (a UCLA Dental Transformation Initiative funded by the California Department of Health Care Services) is offering a 6-Month Primary Care Practice Quality Improvement for Medical Providers to integrate oral health services into well-child visits for children ages 0-6.

  • Receive 30-50 CME and 20-25 MOC credits.
  • Learn to integrate preventive oral health services into the practice settings
  • Open to Medical Providers, including pediatricians, family medicine physicians, NPs, PAs.

Enroll at morelasmiles.org or email moreLAsmiles@ucla.edu.

Please note: Free CME and MOC credits are available to Medical Providers only. Clinical staff who participate will receive a certificate of completion.

Charitable Donations

The American Academy of Pediatrics - California 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.

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