MISSION: CATCH supports pediatricians to collaborate within their communities so that all children have access to needed health services and a medical home.
NEW CHAPTER CATCH FACILITATORS
Kentucky: Julia Richerson, MD, FAAP
Louisiana: Stephen Sanches, MD, FAAP
Maryland: Erin Giudice, MD, FAAP
Michigan: Barbara Oettgen, MD, FAAP
New Jersey: Naveen Mehrotra, MD, MPH, FAAP
New York Chapter 1: Robert Dracker, MD, FAAP
Uniformed Services East: Kwabena Blankson, MD, FAAP
CATCH facilitators promote community pediatrics and support pediatricians who engage with their community to improve child health by helping them with CATCH grant proposal development and project implementation. 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.
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.