FCAAP Appoints New Representative to Board of Directors

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.

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Florida Pediatric Foundation Offering Advocacy Training Scholarships for FCAAP Resident Members

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!

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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.

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Honoring Florida’s Youth Lost to Gun Violence

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

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Florida Pediatric Foundation Supports The CLEO Institute this Holiday Season

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.

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