Calling All Pediatric Superheroes: Annual Meeting Registration is Open!

On September 21-22, 2018, over two hundred pediatric superheroes will descend upon the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin to strengthen their knowledge on important topics and earn up to forty points of MOC Part II credit. Read More »

Read All About It: Ohio Pediatrics Spring 2018

The Spring edition of Ohio Pediatrics is out and will be hitting mailboxes any day now. This edition focuses on the Ohio AAP’s advocacy efforts including work toward new immunization legislation to address Ohio’s opt-outs and school vaccine reporting. Read More »

Gov. Kasich Signs Executive Order to Improve Ohio’s Reporting to NICS

The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP) applauds Governor Kasich for his leadership around an executive order pertaining to firearms. “The Ohio AAP firmly believes this type of executive order is not about debating gun ownership, but rather taking a first step in prioritizing efforts around tightening background checks to keep kids and their families safe around firearms,”said Melissa Wervey Arnold, CEO. Read More »

Prevent Abuse to Infants in Your Practice This Year with TRAIN Collaborative

Children who present with unidentified sentinel injuries – an injury known to the medical provider that should have prompted concern for abuse – face high risks of future abuse and mortality. Identifying even 1 sentinel injury per quarter can prevent 4 infants from suffering further abuse per year. Over 18 years those cases amount to 72 infants with a greater chance of growing up happy and healthy. Data suggests that sentinel injuries may present once a quarter in many pediatric practices, and learning to identify children at risk is a simple and meaningful way to enhance practice. Read More »
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