MISSION: CATCH supports pediatricians to collaborate within their communities so that all children have access to needed health services and a medical home.
THE CATCH PLANNING, IMPLEMENTATION, AND RESIDENT GRANTS CALL FOR PROPOSALS IS NOW OPEN
Visit our Funding Opportunities page for more information and to apply. Deadline is July 31, 2014.
Rx FOR HEALTHIER CHILDREN
What started as a CATCH Resident Grant in 2001 is still going strong. NPR recently featured Dr. Robert Zarr's prescription to help kids get more active.
THE INFLUENCE OF CATCH ON COMMUNITY PEDIATRICS
In its 20 year history CATCH has made an impact in communities around the country. Read about how it has influenced community pediatrics in this recently published Pediatrics article.
LIGHTS, CAMERA, CATCH
Dr. Alejandro Clavier MD, FAAP showcases his CATCH oral health project and chats about what it takes to do community work.
CATCH IN THE NEWS: CATCH Program Marks Two Decades of Bridging Gaps in Health Care (AAP News, Vol.34 No. 12 December 2013)
CATCH FACILITATORS: Each AAP Chapter has at least one Chapter CATCH Facilitator, and each District has a District CATCH Facilitator and a Resident CATCH Liaison. Additionally, two National Resident CATCH Liaisons are selected by the Section on Medical Students, Residents and Fellowship Trainees.
These individuals are available to:
Provide assistance to applicants and grantees
Review and score CATCH grant applications
Assist projects in linking to local resources
Promote CATCH projects in their community
One Pediatrician Can Make a Difference