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CNHN: Community Web Rounds: Emerging Viruses (Ebola & Enterovirus D68) – Link And CME Credit Instructions

ChildrensNationalWe would like to thank everyone that participated in the live session: Community Web Rounds: Emerging Viruses (Ebola & Enterovirus D68). If you were unable to view the presentation live, please click here to access the archived session.

In order to claim CME credit, click on the link and click on the instructions for claiming CME credits.

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Inaugural Regional Breastfeeding-Friendly Health Care Provider Office Recognition Award

DCBFC 10th Anniversay FlyerThe DC and Maryland Breastfeeding Coalitions are pleased to announce their inaugural Regional Breastfeeding-Friendly Health Care Provider Office Recognition Award. This award is a wonderful opportunity to publicly commend health care offices that support and promote breastfeeding.  Applications for this award are due Wednesday October 1st and can be found at http://www.dcbfc.org/PhysiciansOfficeForm_2014.php

The award ceremony will be held during the DC Breastfeeding Coalition’s 10th Anniversary Luncheon on October 17, 2014.  

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Attending NCE? Take some time to talk to us about e-cigarettes!

The AAP Julius B. Richmond Center of Excellence is seeking practicing pediatricians, sub-specialists, residents, and fellows to participate in focus groups at the upcoming 2014 AAP National Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, CA. Discussions will focus on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). We’d like to hear about your knowledge and perceptions of these products and your experiences discussing them in practice.

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National AAP President-Elect Visits Children’s National Health System; Meets with DC AAP Leadership

DC AAP Board President, Lanre Falusi; Vice-President, Mark Minier; Immediate Past DC AAP President, Lee Beers; and Executive Director, Nancy Schoenfeld meet with National AAP President-Elect, Sandra Hassink during her recent visit to Children’s National Medical Center.

DC AAP Board President, Lanre Falusi; Vice-President, Mark Minier; Immediate Past President, Lee Beers; and Executive Director, Nancy Schoenfeld meet with National AAP President-Elect, Sandra Hassink during her recent visit to Children’s National Medical Center.

American Academy of Pediatrics 2014 President-Elect , Sandra Hassink, MD, FAAP recently made a visit to Children’s National Health System (CNHS).

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Grant Alert! 2015 Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Grant Cycle

Healthy-TomorrowsThe Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP) is a cooperative agreement between the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Federal grants of $50,000 per year for up to five years are awarded through the program to support community-based child health projects that improve the health status of mothers, infants, children, and adolescents by increasing their access to health services.

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Do You Care For Immigrant Populations? Consider Joining DC AAP’S New Immigrant Health Committee

The newly created DC AAP Immigrant Health Committee is a group of providers with a common interest in caring for immigrant children and their families.  Our goal is to provide support for one another, share resources, advocate for immigrant children, and educate ourselves and others about current pertinent issues.

Based on a recent DC AAP online survey, we have recognized that there are many providers in the DC area who are directly caring for immigrant populations, and we have identified some common needs to help take care of this unique and vulnerable population. 

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