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. White, MD, FAAP


Helene Felman, MD, FAAP


Shilpa Patel, MD, MPH, FAAP

Members At Large:

Robin Winkler Doroshow, MD, FAAP
Rhonique Shields-Harris, MD, MHA, FAAP
Jessica Weisz, MD, FAAP


The new officer’s biographies can be found here.

We also would like to take this opportunity to remind you that all chapter members are welcome to attend Chapter Board meetings which take place every other month on the second Thursday of the month from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. If you would like to be added to the Board distribution list, please send an e-mail to nancy.schoenfeld@aapdc.org.

Please take a moment to review our chapter fact sheet highlighting our mission, vision, values and recent accomplishments. We also encourage you to check out our new and improved website at www.aapdc.org where you will find information about current chapter initiatives; recent local legislative advocacy; upcoming community events and CME opportunities; hot topics; members in the news and more. You can also take advantage of our updated Member Resources tab, which includes links to multiple resources on a variety of topics.

We congratulate our new officers and look forward to working together to improve the health and well-being of all children and adolescents in the District of Columbia.