ANNUAL SPRING CME CONFERENCE MAY 23-25, 2015 AT THE RESORT AT SQUAW CREEK LAKE TAHOE
Great news! Due to popular demand, the AAP “Pediatrician as Specialist” series has returned to Memorial Day weekend. Come to beautiful Lake Tahoe to learn from national and local experts.
Sessions include interactive, small group seminars, to allow plenty of time for individual questions and teaching.
Confirmed Faculty include: Benard Dreyer, MD National AAP President-Elect (dealing with poverty, parenting, media exposure); Ronald Cohen, MD (radiology cases and what to order), Megumi Okumura, MD (special healthcare needs and transitions of care); Seth Bokser, MD (technology enabling patient engagement); Brian Lee, MD (infectious disease cases); Robert Lustig, MD (sugar consumption), Megumi Okumura, MD (transitions of care in pediatrics), Luke Schloegel, MD (apnea and otolaryngology cases); Angelique Millette (sleep training); Amy Whittle, MD and Jacques Corriveau, MD (Advocacy workshop).
REGISTRATION Please download, print and use this form until the online registration form is completed. We apologize for any inconvenience. This may be faxed or emailed to the office (instructions on form).
Resort reservations 1-800-327-3353 Promo Code: 34U236. Be sure to let the hotel know you are with the American Academy of Pediatrics group.
Geographic Clusters in Underimmunization and Vaccine Refusal
Five geographic clusters identified in Northern California where proportionally more children are likely to lack complete immunization against measles, pertussis and other vaccine preventable diseases. Further evidence to convince parents to vaccinate their children. Lead author is Dr. Tracy A. Lieu at Kaiser, Oakland.
To read the article copy this link into your browser: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2015/01/13/peds.2014-2715.full.pdf+html
California Department of Public Health Confirms 59 Cases of Measles
For more information: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/NR15-008.aspx
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REVERSE FOOD TRUCK: Chapter 1 is working to provide food donations to the Sacramento food banks and other nonprofit organizations who distribute food in this area to those in need. To help with this effort, you can make a donation at: http://aapcafoundation.org/
Grand Rounds with James Perrin, MD, FAAP
President, American Academy of Pediatrics:
“Childhood Chronic Conditions, Child Development and Poverty”
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Chapter 1 HPV Video now available for EQUIPP module. The title of the EQUIPP module is: "Immunizations: Improving Your Practice Rates". This module contains the HPV information for EQUIPP.
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Campaign to Increase HPV Vaccination Rate and Reduce HPV-Related Cancers
Foster Care Resources:
- Fostering Health: Health Care for Children and Adolescents in Foster Care, 2005.http://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/healthy-foster-care-america/Documents/FosteringHealthBook.pdf
- The Pediatric Role in the Care of Children in Foster and Kinship Care: Pediatrics in Review, 2012 33:496-508. Need to access through AAP published journals.http://pedsinreview.aappublications.org/content/33/11/496.extract
- Healthy Foster Care America:http://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/healthy-foster-care-america/Pages/default.aspx. Council on Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care(COFCAKC)
- National Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, Oct 11-14, 2014. COFCAKC is doing a presentation on Monday Oct 13, 2014.http://www.aapexperience.org
BOARD FOCUSES ON IMPROVING THE LIVES OF CHILDREN LIVING IN POVERTY:
At the September Board meeting your Board of Directors voted to focus the chapter's advocacy efforts and community projects on improving the health and well-being of children in Northern California who are currently living in poverty. Special focus will be given to food insecurity issues. The Board will provide updates on their plan to address this serious problem within our chapter and would welcome your suggestions, resources and participation. Contact the chapter office if you wish to volunteer for this endeavor: email@example.com
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