Help Tackle Health Disparities and Infant Mortality in Your Community By Joining One of Ohio AAP’s New Programs!

The Ohio AAP is committed to addressing both health disparities and infant mortality through two projects kicking off in early 2021. We invite you to be a part of our movement to ensure that all babies in Ohio are given the best opportunity for a healthy start.

Below are details on how you can become involved – each project offers benefits for you and your patients, including:

  • -FREE family resources, including books, multivitamins, cabinet locks & more!
  • -MOC Part IV Credit from the ABP and opportunities for CME or MOC Part II credit

Injury Prevention Plus SEEK Quality Improvement Collaborative

  • Electronic screening tool to identify and address social determinant of health and injury risks for families birth to five years of age
  • Earn 25 Points of MOC Part IV credit in participation from February – June 2021
  • Receive books and cabinet locks to provide to families in your practice, as well as connections to local community referrals
  • Learn more at: http://ohioaap.org/seek

 For a more in-depth introduction and a chance to learn more, please consider joining the January 27th virtual Central Ohio Pediatric Society’s (COPS) January meeting for a presentation on “Social  Determinants of Health and Practical Applications for Counseling in the Primary Care Setting.”  presented by Dr. Mike Gittelman. This meeting is open and free for all to attend. If you would like to join, please email Olivia Simon at osimon@ohioaap.org for meeting login information.

Healthy Mom, Healthy Family Learning Collaborative

  • Innovative approach to addressing maternal health in well-child visits for birth to 18 months of age
  • Easy data collection tool to reduce chart reviews
  • Up to $1,000 in resources for your patients – like multivitamins, board books, technology assistance, and printed materials
  • Earn up to 50 points of MOC Part IV credit in 2021 by participating in the full 12 month program beginning in February
  • Learn more at: http://ohioaap.org/implicit-toolkit/

Contact Hayley Southworth at hsouthworth@ohioaap.org with questions.


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