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.

Affordable Care Act:
What Your Family Needs to Know


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MCAAP Annual CME Meeting 2014 – Register Now!

National Immunization Week is April 26 – May 3, 2014

The President’s Podium A Quiet Triumph – News, updates and commentary on health care in Massachusetts and around the countryGovernor Patrick signs “An Act Establishing the Massachusetts Childhood Vaccine Program” into law (February 12, 2014)You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention

You are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention! Click here for HPV vaccination resources for providers.

The Chapter weighs in on Limited Services Clinics. Click on MCAAP LSC Letter From President to read a letter from the President, Dr. John O’Reilly.  To read testimony submitted by Dr. Sean Palfrey, click on: MCAAP Limited Services Testimony 2013 FINAL. Dr. Karen McAlmon, past president, submitted testimony in 2007, click on DPH TESTIMONY 9 28 07 – Final (2) Limited Service Clinics  to read it.

DPH Sought Input from Pediatricians Regarding Medical Marijuana

Pediatric Preparedness Resource Kit

The AAP Advocates for Deactivation of NCCI Edits – (updated March 13, 2013) – The Chapter continues to monitor this situation and will publish updates as they become available.


2014 Teleconference Program The Massachusetts Chapter and Connecticut Chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics Click here for upcoming programs:



  • “The 2013 Summit on Early Childhood: Innovation and Opportunity” took place on Friday, April 5, 2013, click here for more information about the event.


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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