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DC Government: “No Shots, No School!”

NSNS_Flyer_Final-2Let’s Have Every Child Immunized Again This School Year!

All students attending DC public, charter, private and parochial schools must have their immunizations updated before the next school year begins.

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Let Your Patients Know… DC Kids Ride Free On Metrorail

2015-DC-Kids-Ride-Free-FlyerPlease share this information with your patients and encourage them to go online and enroll for their free $100 monthly Metrorail benefit. Public school students may enroll in the program starting August 17th. The benefit will be loaded onto students’ DC One Card. Public school students may enroll in the program starting August 17th.


Recruitment Open for MOC Part 4 Project Focused on Enhancing Communication with Families

The AAP Council on Quality Improvement & Patient Safety (COQIPS) is recruiting individuals to participate in an innovative QI project focused on improving family-centered communication by addressing health literacy.  Members interested in participating should review the attached documents and complete the enrollment survey using the Survey Monkey link provided in the materials by August 19, 2015


Navigating the Affordable Care Act – Help for Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs


image001It’s a big year for milestones in federal legislation supporting people with disabilities and special health care needs. This summer, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The ADA opened doors for people with disabilities to access businesses, employment, transportation and more. Medicaid, which provides health coverage to almost 70 million low income and disabled Americans, turns 50.


Mentorship Opportunity: Please Sign-Up!

AAP-mentorship-programThe AAP Section on Medical Students, Residents, and Fellowship Trainees (SOMSRFT) and the Section on Early Career Physicians (SOECP) has implemented a new and exciting program – The AAP Mentorship Program.

Mentorship is an important tool for professional development and has been linked to greater productivity, career advancement, and professional satisfaction.


Your New DC AAP Chapter Officers Are…

We are pleased to share the results of the recent DC AAP Chapter election. We had an excellent slate of candidates and would like to thank all who ran for Board positions. The following chapter members have been elected to serve two-year terms as Board officers, beginning July 1, 2015:

Vice President/President Elect:  

Marceé J.

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