District of Columbia Chapter American academy of pediatricsDedicated To The Health Of All Children
The DC Chapter of AAP is dedicated to promoting the optimal health and development of children and adolescents of Washington, D.C. in partnership with their families and communities, and to support the pediatricians who care for them.
Immigrant Child Health Toolkit
The Immigrant Child Health Toolkit was created by the members of the Immigrant Child Health Committee of the DC Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. It is intended for use by medical providers caring for recently arrived immigrant children in their practice. We hope that this toolkit will be a valuable resource both during and around a patient’s medical visit.
Child & Adolescent Mental Health Resource Guide
This searchable resource guide contains over 300 community mental health resources throughout the DMV. Users can apply filters specific to insurance and service type (e.g., perinatal mental health, early childhood, family supports) to generate a list of potential resources for families.
Child & Supporting Your Child’s Development Parent Handout
This past week, our community has been engulfed in turmoil. Our children look out their windows and see flames, hear helicopters, and watch the military in the streets. Instead of playing outside, they are once again...
The DC Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is the Washington, DC chapter of the National American Academy of Pediatrics, is a children’s health organization of 66,000 pediatricians is seeking entrepreneurial,...
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Dr. Nathalie Quion, Co-Chair of the DC AAP Immigrant Child Health Committee, provided strong testimony on the health effects on children of Federal Immigration Raids at a November 17th DC Council public hearing on the “Sense of the Council Regarding Federal...
Dr. Krishna Upadhya, Chairperson of the DC AAP Adolescent Health Working Group, testified on behalf of DC AAP in support of Bill 21-707, the Access to Contraceptives Amendment Act of 2016. Dr. Upadhya is an adolescent health medicine doctor with over 10 years of...
Dr. Morgan Greenfield, a pediatric resident and member of DC AAP, testified on behalf of the Chapter at a recent D.C. Council public hearing in support of Bill 21-780: Electronic Cigarette Parity Amendment Act of 2016. This bill would prohibit smoking electronic...
Members in the News
Dr. Joseph Wright joins more than 275 alumni in the region, each an example of standout work in his or her field. Honorees were selected from nominations by a panel of judges led by Minority Business Leader Award alumni and Washington Business Journal staff. The...
Lenore Jarvis, MD, MEd, FAAP, Vice President/President-Elect was appointed to the Mayor's Thrive By Five Coordinating Council. The swearing in ceremony will be held on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 4:45 pm - 6:15pm. Read more about Thrive By Five.
SOURCE: http://www.mdedge.comPublish date: January 23, 2017By: Whitney McKnight Frontline Medical News Confidentiality and access to timely, appropriate medical care are the rights of adolescents seeking to terminate a pregnancy, according to an updated policy...
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