Section members play a vital role assisting in educational programming, policy statement development, practice intervention development, and many other projects, including representing the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to other organizations. The Provisional Section on Tobacco Control leadership is looking forward to cross training and building the skill sets of members to accomplish some of these activities related to tobacco control.
Educational Opportunities in Tobacco Prevention and Control
- Tobacco-related Training and CME Courses
- AAP Richmond Center Webinar Series
- AAP National Conference & Exhibition
2014 AAP National Conference & Exhibition San Diego, San Diego Convention Center
October 11-14, 2014
Tobacco Control Sessions at the 2014 AAP National Conference and Exhibition:
Provisional Section on Tobacco Control Program: Addressing Tobacco Control Issues in Office Practice: How Can Pediatricians Combat Burnout?
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 1:00 — 5:00 pm, Marriott Marquis San Diego Ballroom A
Poster Abstract Session and Reception starts at 4:00 pm
Educational Session: Not Your Daddy’s Tobacco: What Pediatricians Need to Know about E-Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 5:00 — 5:45 pm, San Diego Convention Center Room 29D
Educational Session: Who Smokes Cigarettes in 2014 – Populations at High Risk for Tobacco Use and What You Can Do to Help Them
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 9:30 — 10:15 am, San Diego Convention Center Room 28AB
Plenary Session: E-Cigarettes: What Do Pediatricians Need to Know?
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 10:30 — 10:50 am, San Diego Convention Center Ballroom 20
Be sure to visit the AAP Richmond Center booth, located in the Exhibit Hall's AAP Resource Center!
2013 AAP National Conference & Exhibition Orlando, Orange County Convention Center
October 26-29, 2013
The Provisional Section on Tobacco Control held its very first Section program at the 2013 AAP National Conference & Exhibition in Orlando.
Section Members can view slides from the event on our Members Only page.
Future National Conference and Exhibition Dates
- Tobacco Control Chapter from 2011 Edition of Pediatric Environmental Health - an AAP Publication
All Academy members (whether or not you are a member of the Provisional Section on Tobacco Control) are able to view the entire chapter on tobacco control from the most recent edition of Pediatric Environmental Health, 3rd Edition.
You may purchase the entire edition through the AAP Bookstore and eBooks site.
Funding Opportunities for Tobacco Prevention and Control
- Quitting Tobacco: Let's Keep Talking to Parents by Provisional Section on Tobacco Control Executive Committee members Ruth A. Etzel, MD, PhD, FAAP, and Sophie J. Balk, MD, FAAP
- Pediatric ED untapped setting for counseling parents who smoke by Provisional Section on Tobacco Control members Kathryn M. Hewett, MD, FAAP, and E. Melinda Mahabee-Gittens, MD, MS, FAAP
AAP Section on Tobacco Control Newsletter Past Issues
Section Members can view the current issue on our Members Only
Resources for Tobacco Prevention and Control