Welcome 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 than 19 years old, and 72,935 births in the Chapter each year.
September 15, 2016
Now Accepting Applications: Tobacco Cessation Clinical Practice Trainings
July 21, 2016
The AAP Richmond Center is seeking applications for a clinical training that will educate clinicians on how they can screen and counsel their patients and families about tobacco cessation and secondhand smoke exposure. Clinicians will be invited to attend the training with a member of their clinical staff, where they will both be taught how to implement these strategies in practice. The AAP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit will be offered for this live activity. For more information, visit the AAP Richmond Center. To be considered, applications must be received by 4:00pm CST on October 1st, 2016. Please email questions to email@example.com.
Free, live NYSDOH webinar:
Building a Continuum of Care to Support Exclusive Breastfeeding in New York State
August 4, 2016
8:30 am - 10:30 am ET
Webinar will also be archived on the School of Public Health website.
July 13, 2016
Sexual and Reproductive Health Care Best Practices for Adolesents and Adults
, from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
July 5, 2016
July 5, 2016
LAIV is not recommended for 2016-2017 Flu Season. Many practices have already ordered influenza vaccine for the 2016-2017 season. If you are interested in canceling your order(S) for LAIV, contact your vaccine
distributor. See chart for helpful info.
April 20, 2016
Congratulations to Colleen Mattimore, MD, recipient of the 2016 CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award
. This annual award recognizes individuals who make significant contributions toward improving public health through their work in childhood immunizations.
April 8, 2016
from the core primary care provider groups in NYS to Paul Francis, the Governor's Secretary for Health.
February 8, 2016
Infants and Zika Virus - Q&As for Pediatric Healthcare Providers
January 27, 2016
Healthy Advisory from NYSDOH re: Zika Virus