Lawrence Gartner, MD, FAAP and Carol Gartner, PhD

​Pediatric History Center

The Lawrence Gartner, MD, FAAP and Carol Gartner, PhD Pediatric History Center is dedicated to preserving and cataloguing materials representing the history of pediatrics and children's health care. It also serves as the repository of the Archives of the American Academy of Pediatrics. This center provides a resource for AAP members, child health care professionals, scholars, and others interested in child health issues and pediatric medicine. Explore our holdings below and please contact us with your comments, questions, or research requests.​​ ​

View the Poliomyelitis Vaccine Exhibit

Make a Charitable Gift Today

The Gartner Pediatric History Center is supported by charitable gifts to the AAP. Donors are encouraged to make gifts in support of the general operations of the center or to contribute to areas of special interest within the collection. ​

Donate and write in "Pediatric History Center" under Gift Restriction. Please feel free to contact AAP Donor Relations with questions about your gift ​or 888-700-5378.​

Celebrating 90 Years of Adolescent Health

View a catalogue showing the progress of the advances in adolescent health care since the founding of the AAP in the 1930s.

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Contact the Gartner Pediatric History Center