Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of PediatricsOur Mission

The Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental and social health for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. To this end, the members of the Academy dedicate their efforts and resources.

May is National Food Allergy Awareness Month

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 The Friday of Memorial Day Weekend is Don’t Fry Day!

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Ronald C. Samuels, MD, MPH, FAAP, named 2016 Massachusetts recipient of the CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award. Congratulations, Dr. Samuels! Click here to read the award announcement.

Clinical Advisory – Mumps, MDPH, March 3, 2016

Prevalence of HPV After Introduction of the Vaccination Program in the United States. Pediatrics. 2016, 137(2): e20151968

MDPH Clinical Advisory -Zika Virus, updated 2/5/16

2016 Immunization Schedules have been published (2/2/16)

Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak – United States, 2016
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:30–3

Interim Guidelines for the Evaluation and Testing of Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection – United States, 2016
MMWR Morb Mortal Early Release 2016; 65(3);1–5

2015-2016 Influenza Season Resources


2015 Teleconference Program The Massachusetts Chapter and Connecticut Chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics Click here for upcoming programs: www.ct-aap.org



Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Grant (CHIPRA) in MA MEDICAL HOME


  • The Pediatric Foundation of Massachusetts is now accepting tax-exempt donations for projects that benefit the children of Massachusetts and in some cases, internationally. To donate via PayPal click on: PayPal
Upcoming Events
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