The CDC is investigating a cluster of children identified with hepatitis and adenovirus infection. CDC has recommended that U.S. clinicians who encounter pediatric patients with hepatitis of unknown etiology to consider adenovirus testing and to report such cases to state public health authorities and CDC.
In response to the ongoing shortage of baby formula, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the American Academy of Pediatrics have issued recommendations to affected families.
The 2022-2024 FCAAP Board of Directors Call for Nominations is now open. Each year, leadership positions on the Chapter’s Board of Directors open for nomination and election.
The FCAAP E-Cigarette Task Force is happy to announce, “Facing the Fumes: Best Practices in Supporting Youth Vaping Cessation.” The free webinar, to be held May 23 from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. ET via ZOOM, will provide pediatricians and pediatric practitioners with the latest information about the scourge of e-cigarette use among children and adolescents.
The Spring 2022 edition of The Florida Pediatrician is now available!
In response to the ongoing outbreak of meningococcal infections in Florida, the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) today issued the following recommendation to parents, pediatricians and pediatric healthcare providers.
Join FCAAP for a free webinar dedicated to examining the response to COVID-19. Topics include COVID-19 epidemiology, COVID-19 mitigation strategies, and the risks and benefits of COVID-19 vaccines for children.
Today, the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) – representing more than 2,500 pediatricians in Florida – released the following statement, encouraging Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto the “Parental Rights in Education” bill, also known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill.
Registration for The Future of Pediatric Practice 2022 is now open! The Future of Pediatric Practice (FPP) is the annual conference of the Florida Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics. Hosted over Labor Day weekend each year, the conference attracts pediatric health care professionals from around the state of Florida and across the country.