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About Our Chapter

The District of Columbia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics 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. For more information, go to

The School Health Committee monitors activities of the DC Public School System in order to advocate for health issues that may affect the social, emotional and cognitive development of DC children. This committee looks for opportunities to work with DC Public Schools to improve the educational environment, expand health access and increase health knowledge. Some of the activities of this committee have included: public committee work, testimonial presentation, and media engagement. As the liaison committee to the school system, we welcome members to become a part of this committee to expand our role in improving school health.

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Our Sponsors

Bainum Family Foundation 

American Dairy Association Northeast 

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