Traditional childhood vaccinations gave parents relief and satisfaction that their child was protected from an immediate threat; a disease they had seen firsthand in their community. In contrast, the HPV vaccine is given to a well child whose risk for developing HPV-related... READ MORE
The Annual Leadership Forum or ALF occurs each spring. Chapter leaders and Executive Directors attend the ALF. I am the Chapter Forum Management Committee Representative for District 8. It is my job to support pediatricians to submit written resolutions to address pediatric... READ MORE
Postcard for Providers >> This app allows providers to answer anti vax questions quickly and efficiently and is 100% free and grant funded by the CDC. Postcard for Parents >> A series of short videos recorded by a pediatrician on targeted topics that address the most... READ MORE
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Thursday it would award the Academy $350,000 to help prepare providers. The funds come on the heels of a $450,000 award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the Academy and the American... READ MORE
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL — The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) agrees with the interim recommendation today from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to recommend that live attenuated influenza vaccine... READ MORE
The State of Alaska has sponsored the Cleft Lip and Palate Clinics for over 20 years. As the State of Alaska faces budget challenges, state employees have been assessing current services to determine the best use of limited resources. Southcentral Foundation (SCF), a health care... READ MORE
The Campaign for Dental Health (CDH) is a network of local children’s and oral health advocates, health professionals, and scientists, who work together to raise public awareness about oral health, emphasizes prevention, and provides accurate science-based information about why... READ MORE
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