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American Academy of Pediatrics


Contact Information

Director of Communications
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

1-800-433-9016 (Voice - Toll-free),
847-434-4000 (Voice),
847-434-8000 (FAX),

Internet Resources


Abstract

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), founded in 1930, is a professional association dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, and young adults. The AAP is concerned with the education of pediatric health professionals, advocacy for children, and continuing education. The Academy sponsors continuing education courses through its pediatrics review and education program, and provides scholarships to pediatric residents. The Academy works with various government agencies, associations and corporations to promote the cause of child health, and participates in special health education projects.

Publications

The APP publishes numerous committee reports, manuals, and books, brochures, and charts on safety, immunizations, psychosocial issues, first aid, and other child and adolescent health topics for health professionals and the public. Serial publications: Pediatrics (journal), monthly--the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics; AAP News (newspaper), monthly-Academy news and pediatric updates.

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Notes

Public Law 101-496, Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 1990. 12.5.11. updated publication info and services - DK

Audit

Date Entered: 4/1/1998
Date Edited: 2/18/2013
Date Revised: 11/7/2007 12:39:03 PM
Health Referral Number: HR0228
Accession Number: DP91A0021

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