WIC-Potato Health Professional Sign-On Letter

The potato industry is lobbying to have white potatoes included in the WIC foods package, which is currently tightly prescribed based on documented nutritional deficiencies. Surge Congress to stop the industry’s attack on the scientific integrity of WIC by...

Medicaid Policy on Breastfeeding Support

The Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) seeks to promote breastfeeding as the optimal way to feed infants eligible for the District’s Medicaid Program. Extensive research studies have documented many benefits of breastfeeding for both the nursing infant and...

DC-AAP Dental Chapter Reactivated

We are happy to announce that the DC-AAPD Chapter has been reactivated as of March, 2014. Dr. Jonelle Grant currently serves as the new president and Dr. Sy Majidi is the liaison for DC AAPD to AAP. AAPD stands for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry...

DC AAP Election – Remember to Vote by June 16th!

It’s election time for DC AAP!   You should have received a link to the ballot from National AAP last Monday, June 2nd. The ballot includes nominees for the following positions:     Vice-President (President-Elect) Secretary Two At-Large Positions One Nominating...