The Florida Pediatrician is a peer reviewed journal published quarterly by the Editorial Board of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The Winter 2022 edition is now available!
In honor of Black History Month, FCAAP is excited to share this story, by FCAAP member Adaobi C. Okobi, MD.
Two years into the pandemic, the American Academy of Pediatrics calls for renewed emphasis and support to keep schools open, stating in updated guidance that in-school learning should be prioritized, with diligent adherence to safety measures such as vaccination, universal masking and physical distancing.
The AAP Chapter Quality Network (CQN) is pleased to announce a three-part webinar series to enhance adolescent healthcare and immunizations services. This webinar series will include teen speakers providing perspective on their experiences and recommendations for healthcare professionals.
Following a recent vacancy in the Region 1 Representative position, The Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) has appointed Shaista Safder, MD, FAAP, Dipl. of ABOM as Region 1 Representative to its Board of Directors for the remainder of the 2020-2022 term, effective January 1, 2022.
To support Florida’s pediatric residents to expand their knowledge of the federal legislative process and appreciation of the power pediatricians hold to influence the Legislature, FCAAP’s Florida Pediatric Foundation (FPF) is offering six scholarships for residents enrolled in a Florida pediatric residency program to attend the AAP Advocacy Conference, being held virtually March 20 – 22, 2022!
FCAAP, AAP, First Focus, and 70 Child Advocacy Organizations Call on Gov. DeSantis to Protect Immigrant Children
Today, the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), First Focus, and 70 other organizations from Florida and around the country sent a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis urging him to withdraw an executive order that endangers the health and well-being of thousands of immigrant children.
Today, the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) released the following statement regarding Governor Ron DeSantis’ newly-signed emergency order severely limiting the issuance or renewal of licenses to provide services to Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC):
FCAAP’s Gun Violence Prevention Task Force encourages you to visit the Miami Gun Violence Memorial to reflect, learn, and urge our leaders to take action. The Gun Violence Memorial is open for public viewing December 13–17, 2021
Beginning on Giving Tuesday, the Florida Pediatric Foundation (FPF), the charitable foundation of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP), is raising funds to help The CLEO Institute continue their work supporting youth climate literacy through a variety of school initiatives and education, engagement, and advocacy efforts.