Welcome to AAP - California Chapter 2
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.
Press Releases and Statements
August 12. Press Release: Local Pediatricians Answer Common Questions About Reopening Schools
June 18. Position Statement: The American Academy of Pediatrics California Chapter 2 Condemns Attacks on Those Protecting Public Health
June 2. Press Release: Local Pediatricians Urge Collaborative Decision-Making About Reopening Schools
As students, parents, teachers, school staff and administrators tackle the complex issue of schools re-opening in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, many have turned to their trusted pediatricians as sources of information. We have gathered the most frequently asked questions about schools re-opening from the 80+ members of our chapter’s School Health Committee and have provided answers here, with supporting scientific references when available, with the hope that this information helps all involved with this complex topic. Click below to visit the FAQs page.
The Los Angeles County Immigrant Youth Toolkit was created in 2020 to provide a centralized list of resources for recently arrived immigrant youths and their families in Los Angeles County. It is modeled after the national AAP Immigrant Health Toolkit, and is intended as a provider-facing resource, with information for medical providers, social workers, case managers, teachers or school officials and anyone else who may work with immigrant youth and families.
Webinar, via Zoom
December 3, 2020
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Workshop: Pharmacotherapy for Smoking Cessation
Faculty: Scott Hunter, MD
Child, Adolescent, Adult and Addiction Psychiatry
(Registration opens Oct 12th)
32nd Annual Advances in Pediatrics
February 27, 2021
Directly from Tamkin Auditorium, at UCLA
SAVE THE DATE!