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January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month.
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IN THE NEWS

MCAAP Member, Dr. Sharon Levy, featured in TedxBeaconStreet presentation

MCAAP member, Dr. Michael Hirsh, featured in UMass Memorial tweet

MCAAP Member, Dr. Sean Palfrey, featured on CapeCod.Com

MCAAP Member, Dr. Scott Hedland, featured at #AMERSA2017

MCAAP Members, Drs. Steven Mendes and Jason Reynolds, featured on WBZ-TV News 

MCAAP Member, Dr. Dan Rauch, featured on Tufts Medical Center Twitter

MCAAP Member, Dr. Michael McManus, featured speaker on Narrow Networks at the AAP National Conference & Exhibition

MCAAP Member, Dr. Lynda Young, featured in AAP News – Learn How to Use Your Voice to Advocate for Children

MCAAP Member, Dr. Sharon Levy, featured in AMA Wire – Pediatric primary care could be key to solving teen opioid crisis

MCAAP Member, Dr. Heather Forkey, featured in UMass Med Now – Joy McCann Professor for Women in Medicine

MCAAP Member, Dr. Gonzalo Paz-Soldan, featured in AAP News –  Pediatricians need to take leadership roles to restore joy of practice

Reach Out and Read featured in the Cape Cod Times – A new chapter for Cape and Islands childhood literacy program

Click here to see Dr. DeWayne Pursley, President of the AAP, in a video about the importance of Medicaid for children.

Click here to read an article written about the importance of Medicaid for children and families written by MCAAP President Dr. DeWayne Pursley and member Dr. John Zupancic

IMMUNIZATION

CME OPPORTUNITIES

SAVE THE DATE – The 2018 MCAAP Annual Meeting
School Health in Massachusetts – Schools and Health Care Providers Working Together
To Promote the Health and Wellbeing of Children and Youth

The Annual MCAAP Edward Penn Memorial CME Lecture and Business Meeting will take place on May 9th at the Massachusetts Medical Society from 9:30 am until 4 pm. The program will focus entirely on a variety of issues that affect children within the school systems. It will offer CME credits. The program cost is $80 for members and is free for medical students and residents.

For more information or to pre-register, please contact Cathleen Haggerty at chaggerty@mcaap.org.

2018 Teleconference Program The Massachusetts Chapter and Connecticut Chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics Click here for upcoming programs: www.ct-aap.org