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Legislative Conference

Register Today! April 3-5, 2016



Save the date! The American Academy of Pediatrics 2016 Legislative Conference will take place in Washington, DC April 3-5, 2016. 

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

Registration is now open for the 2016 conference! Sign up online by visiting the registration page or by visiting and searching for "Legislative Conference" and clicking on "2016 Legislative Conference."

A limited number of scholarships are available to offset the costs of attending the Conference. For eligibility information, deadlines and to apply, download this application.

For more information on the conference, please email

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