Honoring Excellence in Community Pediatrics
Congratulations to the 2016 AAP Community Pediatrics Award winners and poster presenters! The awards and posters were presented on October 22, 2016 at the 2016 AAP National Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco, CA. View the award winners and presented posters.
Call for Nominations: COCP Public Health Special Interest Group Co-Chair
Deadline: November 29, 2016 5:00pm ET
The AAP Public Health Special Interest Group (SIG), seeks a Council on Community Pediatrics member to serve as Co-Chair, effective January 2017. View Call for Nominations and Application.
Providing Evidence-Based Medical Care to Immigrant Children
Monday, November 28, 2016
Objectives of this webinar include:
• Review pertinent background regarding care of immigrant children, including changing demographics, the impact of diverse legal statuses on the provision of healthcare, and the current refugee resettlement program.
• Review recommendations regarding comprehensive medical evaluation of newly arriving immigrant children and consider common scenarios regarding history, physical examination, laboratory evaluation, development, mental health, and social determinants of health.
• Identify strategies to integrate care of immigrant children into a family-centered medical home.