Save the date: the American Academy of Pediatrics 2015 Legislative Conference will take place in Washington, DC April 12-14, 2015.
This conference will give pediatricians the opportunity to attend interactive workshops and in-depth training sessions, while networking with more than 100 pediatricians from across the country who share a passion for advocacy.
During the conference, pediatricians will go to Capitol Hill and urge Congress to support strong child health policies. In addition, participants will:
Attend skills-building workshops in negotiation, social media and crafting effective messages
- Hear firsthand from distinguished guest speakers, such as members of Congress, White House officials and federal agency leaders
- Go to Capitol Hill to urge Congress to invest in child health
- Learn about federal policy priorities impacting children and pediatricians
Last year, participants focused their advocacy efforts on protecting child nutrition programs.
Registration is not yet open. For more information on the conference or to be notified when registration is available, please email LegislativeConference@aap.org.