...to the homepage of New York Chapter 1 of the American Academy of Pediatrics. AAP New York Chapter 1 represents Pediatricians in the 50 counties of upstate New York. The population in these counties consists of 6,286,792 residents (2000 census; 33% of the state population) with ~1020 pediatricians and pediatric specialists to serve the ~1,571,700 children and teens less than19 years old, and 72,935 births in the Chapter each year.
July 11, 2013
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is currently looking for a volunteer pediatrician to serve as the Chapter Child Care Contact (CCCC) for the NY 1 Chapter. This person would be responsible for serving as a liaison from the AAP’s Provisional Council on Early Childhood and the AAP’s national efforts to the Chapter and vice versa.
oTo view the job description for this position, please visit http://www.healthychildcare.org/pdf/CCCCJobDescription.pdf. This is a great opportunity for someone who has an interest in early education and child care. Please respond to me at email@example.com if you are interested in this opportunity.
May 7, 2012
AAP NY 1 Members-
See informative vaccine resource from the NYC Health Department on the middle pane:
March 27, 2012
Pediatric Grand Rounds from the University of Rochester Medical Center will be posted to their website over the next few weeks:
March 22, 2012
Give It a Shot
Vaccines with Parents and Media
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Adams Mark Hotel
(For driving directions, visit www.adamsmark.com/directions.html)
$20 registration fee, includes continental breakfast and lunch
Print and complete registration form and return with payment by mail to:
AAP NY Chapter 1
132 Allens Creek Rd
Rochester, NY 14618
or fax to (585) 473-7641
If you have questions, or would like additional information, please contact the AAP NY Chapter 1 at (585) 244-3773.
February 3, 2012:
Dr. Edward Lewis, President of AAP NY1, wrote an op-ed to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle in support of condom distribution in high schools on January 27, 2012.
March 10, 2011:
Check out season 2 of the AAP NY1 podcast, which broadcasts live (at the "Live" link above). Archived videos are here.
April 20, 2011: Update on Expedited Partner Therapy (link)
April 20, 2011: Most parents vaccinate kids and trust their doctors (link)
February 9, 2011:
The National AAP has written a letter to Home Away, in response to an offensive advertisement they recently placed. The letter can be found here.
February 7, 2011:
NYS Mental Health Initiative
Adolescent Health Work behavioral health module
Information on the CAP-PC program
Information About Children's Health & Hydrofracking... What You Need to Know for:
January 3, 2011: AAP Healthy Active Living Grant
Congratulations to Steven Cook, MD, who has been awarded an AAP Healthy Active Living Grant funded by the MetLife Foundation. The goal is to increase understanding among parents and/or the broader community regarding the AAP recommendations for obesity prevention.
Academy obesity resources can be found here.