Talk with Your Doctor Campaign

Talk with Your Doctor Campaign


The American Academy of Pediatrics, along with the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Physicians, and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the "Talk with Your Doctor" initiative. This initiative is part of CDC's national media campaign titled Tips from Former Smokers.

The "Talk with Your Doctor" initiative encourages physicians and other health care providers to  discuss cessation in the practice setting.   The following resources can help:

AAP Richmond Center Resources

The AAP Richmond Center provides tips for counseling about smoking cessation, as well as practice tools that you can incorporate into your daily practice. 

Webinar: As Seen on TV: Integrating Tobacco Education Campaigns into Your Clinical Practice
Want to know more about the Tips from Former Smokers campaign? The AAP hosted a webinar that discussed this campaign, as well as the FDA The Real Cost campaign. Physicians from AAP and the American Academy of Family Physicians discussed how to utilize these campaigns to have effective discussions about tobacco use and secondhand smoke with patients and families in a clinical setting.

Watch the recorded webinar and review the slides!

CDC Resources
For more general resources, including videos, fact sheets, and a physician pocket card, please visit the 
CDC Tips From Former Smokers Health Care Providers website.​

Printable Office Posters
Want to encourage the families in your practice to initiate conversations about tobacco use? Download these printable posters from CDC that can be hung in your clinic or office:

CDC Posters for Clinics and Offices
Brandon- English; Spanish
Jessica- English; Spanish

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