Preventing Gun Violence: Three Ways to Participate as Part of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, June 7

The Ohio AAP encourages members to participate in National Gun Violence Awareness Day, June 7, by participating in activities that will help raise awareness and keep Ohio’s children safe from gun violence. Three ways to get involved include wearing orange on June 7, supporting the Ohio AAP’s Store It Safe Program, and joining sessions on firearm safety at Annual Meeting 2019. Read More »

Talking to Children and Families About Disasters

Twenty tornadoes are now confirmed to have touched down in Ohio on the evening and overnight hours of May 27 and 28, 2019. Natural disasters, such as this outbreak, and other crisis, like violence in their community, can leave children with questions or fears. Read More »

2019 Ohio AAP Elections – Meet Your Candidates!

The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics is asking for voting fellows to participate in the election of leadership roles within our Chapter; elections are open from now through June 20, 2019. The open positions are: Read More »

Injury Prevention QI Programs Published in Two Journals in May

May was a month full of academic output for the Injury Prevention team at the Ohio AAP. Two different QI programs were published in peer-reviewed journals, helping to spread the successes and best practices learned in work completed recently. These publications included: Read More »