The Council on Immigrant Child and Family Health (COICFH) was created in July 2019. The Council is comprised of approximately 300 AAP members who are committed to promoting the care of immigrant children and youth.
The AAP-CA2 invites you to join the Immigrant Health Committee in monthly meetings to discuss the status of relief efforts being undertaken in the Los Angeles area and in the Inland Empire, and to synthesize support strategies for providers caring for migrant children.
April 25, 2023 |Immigrant Health Committee Virtual Lecture With Dr. Karina Anaya
This is PART 1 of a two-part series on mental health care for immigrant children. This informative webinar features Karina Anaya, MD as she covers Managing Acute Trauma and Toxic Stress among Recently Arrived Immigrant Children.
April 21, 2022 | Climate Change and Human Migration
A Conversation with Dr. Caleb Dresser
Caleb Dresser, MD, MPH discusses the implications of climate change and its consequences on migration patterns, and ultimately, the health and safety of children and their families across the world. Organized by the AAP-CA2 Immigrant Health, and Climate Change Committees.
You may access the slides, here
February 26, 2022 | AAP-CA2 Advances in Pediatrics Symposium
Providing Compassionate Evidence Based Care for Young Immigrants
Anisa Ibrahim, MD, FAAP presents insights on the care of immigrant children at the 2022 AAP-CA2 Advances in Pediatrics Symposium in Los Angeles. Dr. Ibrahim’s interests include caring for and outreach to immigrant and refugee populations with a focus on those from East Africa.