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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.

February is International Prenatal

Infection Prevention Month

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IMMUNIZATION

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

HPV QI Project Opportunity: Improving HPV Immunization Coverage – National Immunization Partnership with the American Pediatric Association (NIPA) – Enrollment Deadline (1/27/16) is Approaching

Upcoming Immunization Initiative Webinar:
Vaccine Storage and Handling and VFC Compliance Training; MDPH Vaccine Update – Thursday, March 10, 2016, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; Robert Morrison, Immunization Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Click here to register!

2015-2016 Influenza Season Resources

CME OPPORTUNITIES

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

HEALTH CARE REFORM

ARRA AND MEANINGFUL USE

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

THE FOUNDATION

  • 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
Here are the events for this month. For a full list of calendar events, click here.