Quality improvement and the guidance and implementation of clinical best practices is an essential component of pediatrics. The AAP strives to offer its members opportunities to learn and grow while incorporating quality improvement methodologies and evidence-based medicine. 

Below are the many ways to get involved in Quality at the AAP. Or Contact us to learn more. 

Be informed  — Learn more about AAP Clinical Best Practices 

Clinical Practice Guidelines

AAP’s Clinical Practice Guidelines include recommendations intended to improve patient care and public health outcomes. They are informed by a systematic review of evidence and an assessment of the benefits and harms of alternative care options.   

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Partnership for Policy Implementation

PPI works to increase the ability of pediatricians to implement AAP clinical policies and guidelines at the point of care by ensuring that recommendations  can be easily incorporated within electronic health record (EHR) decision support systems. 

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Collaborate — Participate in AAP offerings and earn MOC

 Looking Ahead — Learn more about AAP Innovations

CHILD Registry

The Child Health Improvement through Longitudinal Data (CHILD) Registry is a clinical data registry under development with the potential to substantially accelerate advances in infant, children, and adolescent health and improve outcomes by providing reliable clinical data to track the trajectory of their well-being and development from birth into adulthood. 


Get Involved — Join Quality Member Groups

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