Resources for Community Health and Advocacy Curriculum Development
Community Health and Advocacy Milestones Profile (CHAMP)
This peer-reviewed tool allows users to map community health and advocacy curricula to competencies and milestones. By doing so, program leaders can identify strengths and weaknesses in their training programs and demonstrate the value of their curricula in terms of assessment of competence towards the milestones.
Project Planning Tool – coming soon!
This tool will help residents learn the practical steps necessary to develop a community project. Program leaders can use this tool to ensure their trainees have the requisite skills in community advocacy.
Advocacy Training Modules
A series of 5 stand-alone, 45-minute sessions covering critical legislative advocacy topics, including the legislative process, working in partnerships, and advocacy communication. Each module contains a trainer's guide, PowerPoint presentation, suggested activities and handouts.
U.S. Child Poverty Curriculum
A series of 4 stand-alone modules developed by the Academic Pediatric Association to promote understanding of the impact of poverty and other social determinants of health on child well-being. Modules focus on the epidemiology of child poverty, social determinants of health, the biomedical influences of poverty and advocacy.
Resources for Learners
This tool will provide tips, tools, and real life examples to help pediatricians create positive and lasting change on behalf of children's health.
How to Plan Community Projects Video Series
These short videos, with accompanying worksheets, provide an introduction to the basic values, principles, and methods of developing a community-based initiative.
Medical Home Modules for Pediatric Residency Education
A series of five educational modules on medical home principles for pediatric residency programs. Designed to be incorporated into an existing curriculum, these modules will help residents understand such principles as care coordination, transition to adult care and team-based care.
A Multi-Institutional Medical Educational Collaborative: Advocacy Training in California Pediatric Residency Programs
Pediatrics Community Pediatrics Supplement
This supplement contains a collection of articles about training and practice in community pediatrics that offer specific examples of clinical practice and research.
Other AAP Resources
National Center for Medical Home Implementation
Section on Early Career Physicians
Section on Pediatric Trainees