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RFP for Simultaneous Interpretation

The AAP plans to offer simultaneous interpretation of a variety of educational sessions at the upcoming 2015 AAP National Conference and Exhibition (NCE) scheduled for October 24-27, 2015 in Washington, DC. For a detailed schedule and requirements, please review the full Request for Proposals! Click here for more information about the 2015 NCE.

Ebola Outbreak

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) continues to monitor the 2014 Ebola outbreak. This is the largest Ebola outbreak to date, and it currently affects multiple countries in West Africa. A strategic response to combat the outbreak was proposed by the White House. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers regular Outbreak Updates and an Outbreak Distribution Map. The World Health Organization has declared this a public health emergency of international concern and provides Global Alert and Response details. For complete list of resources visit Children and Disasters Web page.

What's New


Dr. Lou Cooper Fights Rubella

In the early 1960's in New York City, Dr. Louis Cooper began to see babies who were deaf, blind, and had heart problems. The cause - the rubella virus.

Click here to learn more about CDC’s partnership with the Measles & Rubella Initiative which is protecting more kids than ever before.

XVI Congreso LatinoAmericano de Infectologia Pediatrica (SLIPE) & LXII Anual Sociedad Puertorriqueña de Pediatria (SPP), 24-27 de junio de 2015. More information in English and in Spanish.


Online Pediatrics in Disasters Course by the Center for Global Health at the Colorado School of Public Health

The Pediatrics in Disaster training program trains health care providers to prioritize life-saving care for children in disasters. This virtual classroom environment encourages you to engage with video lecture, PowerPoint handouts, video tutorials for problem based exercises, and interactive problem-based exercises. Click here to register for the course. The entire course, English or Spanish, is free!