SAVE THE DATE: MAY 23-25, 2015 ANNUAL CHAPTER 1 CME PROGRAM 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. Mark your calenders now for May 23-25, 2015! 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. More information coming this fall!
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
- 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
INFECTIOUS DISEASE ALERT:
The California and San Francisco Departments of Public Health have information on Pertussis guidance. Click for info
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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