Peter Kang , MD, FAAP
Donald Gilbert, MD, FAAP
Andrea Gropman, MD, FAAP
Silver Spring, MD
Adam Hartman, MD, FAAP
Sucheta Joshi, MD, FAAP
Ann Arbor, MI
Sonia Partap , MD, FAAP
Palo Alto, CA
Paul G. Fisher , MD, FAAP
Immediate Past Chair
Palo Alto, CA
Max Wiznitzer, MD, FAAP
Liaison to AAP Council on Children with Disabilities
Lynn Colegrove, MBA
Manager, Section on Neurology
Section on Neurology-hosted programs at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition, San Diego, CA October 11-14, 2014
Cooperative Agreement Announcement - HRSA Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB) - We are pleased to announce that the AAP received a 3-year cooperative agreement to establish a Coordinating Center for Access to Services for Children and Youths with Epilepsy. The goals of the Coordinating Center: (1) help state and regional epilepsy programs implement a community-based system of services for children and youths with epilepsy (CYE), particularly those residing in rural and medically underserved areas, (2) promote a collaborative team-based model of care for CYE; (3) promote the integration of epilepsy clinical guidelines and/or evidence-based or evidence-informed practices into primary care settings; (4) support efforts for building knowledge and skills of CYE and their families to partner in decision making and care management; and (5) support public health and primary care collaboration for improved data sharing and community engagement around epilepsy.
The Section participated in a collaborative study on headaches in children with the American Academy of Family Practice, the American Academy of Neurology and WellPoint/HealthCore, see published study findings, Opioid Use Among Adolescent Youths Treated for Headaches, in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Clinical Practice Guideline: ADHD: Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents
Clinical Report: Guidelines for Determination of Brain Death in Infants and Children
AAP Clinical Practice Guideline: Febrile Seizures
What is a Child Neurologist?
The Section on Neurology, founded in 1977, is dedicated to improving the care of infants, children and adolescents by providing an educational forum for the discussion of problems and treatments related to neurologic problems in children.
Membership in the section is open to Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics with at least one year of training in the neurosciences beyond the standard pediatric residency requirement; and Fellows of the AAP who are boarded by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology. Annual dues are $25.
How do I join?