District of Columbia Chapter American academy of pediatrics

Dedicated 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.

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NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo, January 18-19
DC AAP is partnering with the DC Department of Energy & Environment at the NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo on January 18-19.  We are seeking members to educate on lead, radon, mold, and healthy homes. In addition, this is a wonderful opportunity to promote the Chapter’s Lead Text Program. This is a family event so everybody is welcome. Volunteers are needed from 1-5 pm on Saturday and 9 am – 4 pm on Sunday.
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Thank You for Your Support of the DC AAP Fall Dinner & Symposium: Strategies to Combat Racism on Child Health

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Featured Resources

 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.

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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. 

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Child & Supporting Your Child’s Development Parent Handout

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Pediatrician: Vote as if young lives depend on you

SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel By Shannon Brockman, New Voices columnist With the general election quickly approaching on Nov. 8, the time has come to make sure that your voice is heard. As a pediatrician, I plan to use my voice and my vote to ensure that the needs of our...

DC AAP’s Dr. Ankoor Shah Publishes Zika Article in The Hill

SOURCE: The Hill on August 16, 2016, by Dr. Ankoor Y. Shah In Pediatrics, prevention is everything. I spend my days giving vaccines to prevent Measles, urging healthy eating habits to prevent obesity, and counseling about smart contraceptive management to prevent teen...

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American Academy of Pediatrics
District of Columbia Chapter

P.O. Box 4521
Washington, D.C. 20017

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