The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is very grateful to individual members and friends for support of programs and activities which impact on the health of children and add significant value to the pediatric profession.
A new book from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Global Child Health Advocacy: On the Front Lines (September 2013), inspires and equips physicians and other health care providers to join together and work for positive change.
Food insecurity and lack of stable housing are factors known to increase maternal stress. But a study in the August 2013 issue of Pediatrics, “Diaper Need and Its Impact on Child Health,” points to another stressor – an inadequate supply of diapers.
Recent research has found that a dramatic dance between genes and experience shape the architecture of the developing brain, most profoundly during the first 1,000 days of life.
At the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, the AAP will provide resources, workshops and presentations about what Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation means for children and pediatricians.