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.

October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

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21st Annual MIAP Pediatric Immunization Skills Building Conference  – Pre-registration is now closed

CDC 2016-2017 Influenza Season Flu Shot Fact Sheet for Parents, CDC, 10/4/16

AAP publishes Clinical Report, “Countering Vaccine Hesitancy.”  AAP, August 2016

Prevention and Control of Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Vaccine Practices, United States, 2016-17 Influenza Season, MMWR, 8/26/16

CDC publishes National, Regional, State and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13-17 Years – United States, 2016. MMWR. 2016; 65(33);850–858.

Update: Interim Guidance for the Evaluation and Management of  Infants with Possible Congenital Zika  Virus Infection – United States, August 2016. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), Early Release /August 19, 2016 / 65

Clinical Advisory-Zika Virus, MDPH, updated 8-8-16

Guide to Collection, Handling and Shipping of Zika Virus Diagnostic Specimens, MDPH, 6-1-16

2016 Immunization Schedules, CDC, February 2016


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
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