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.  

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: 
Brandon – English; Spanish 
Jessica  –  English;Spanish 

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