For Giving Tuesday this year, the Florida Pediatric Foundation (FPF), the charitable foundation of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP), is raising funds to support Florida’s food banks in their Hurricane Ian and Nicole relief efforts through a donation to Feeding Florida.
The Fall 2022 edition of The Florida Pediatrician is now available! The new issue features two Case Reports and includes winning Resident and Student Abstracts that were presented at the Future of Pediatric Practice 2022.
FCAAP is thrilled to announce the FCAAP Vidcast, a weekly video podcast covering the world of pediatrics in Florida. Each Monday morning, we’ll bring you news, tips, updates, and expert advice from local and national guest speakers.
Thousands of Floridians have been impacted by Hurricane Ian, and as relief efforts continue to help communities rebuild, it’s important to prioritize mental health to help heal some of the less visible effects the storm has had on our kids, neighbors, and colleagues.
As our communities continue to recover from Hurricane Ian, FCAAP would like to ascertain the needs of its members in order to provide the resources and support most needed.
The state of Florida, in partnership with Simply Healthcare and local partners, have announced a disaster relief donation drop off location specifically geared toward mothers and babies.
If your pediatric practice suffered economic or physical injury resulting Hurricane Ian, help may be available through the state of Florida’s Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan program. Gov. Ron DeSantis activated the program on Tuesday, Oct. 4, making available $50 million in short-term, no-interest loans to affected businesses in 22 Florida counties.
Navigating the recovery resources available to the public in the aftermath of a disaster can seem overwhelming. In response, the Florida Policy Institute has created the “Hurricane Ian Response: Safety Net Policy Tracker” to help Floridians harmed by the storm access the assistance they need as quickly and efficiently as possible. The tracker provides the latest information about storm recovery; details about the resources that have been mobilized by federal, state, and local government agencies; and links to apply for assistance.
In the wake of Hurricane Ian, the Florida Department of Health (DOH), in conjunction with Volunteer Florida, is requesting the assistance of licensed health care professionals to volunteer their assistance in support of storm recovery efforts. In Florida, more than 200 shelters are in operation to serve displaced Floridians. In addition, rescue efforts continue for those who did not evacuate ahead of the storm.
FCAAP is proud to announce the winners of the popular competitions featured at the Future of Pediatric Practice 2022 (FPP2022), held at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts Sept. 2 – 4!