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KAAP Board of Directors positions open!

KAAP Board of Directors positions open!

April 16, 2018 No Comments

We have openings on the KAAP Board of Directors for two year terms beginning on July 1, 2018. If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors, complete this application (link below) and return it to Mel Hudelson at mel.hudelson@kansasaap.org by May 15, 2018. KAAP Board of Directors Application

We are Hiring!

We are Hiring!

April 12, 2018 No Comments

The Kansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics and the Kansas Pediatric Foundation are hiring for the Staff Accountant position. The Staff Accountant manages the accounting system for both organizations and is a work-from-home position that is about 15-20 hours per week. Full job description Send a resume and cover letter to Melissa Hudelson at mel.hudelson@kansasaap.org

JUULing: What Pediatricians and Families Need to Know

JUULing: What Pediatricians and Families Need to Know

April 9, 2018 No Comments

JUUL’s rising popularity among youth raises significant concerns for pediatric health. The AAP Richmond Center has released a new fact sheet for clinicians and families about JUUL e-cigarettes and “juuling.” The link is below. AAP JUUL Factsheet (pdf)

KAAP Statement in Support of the March for Our Lives

KAAP Statement in Support of the March for Our Lives

March 23, 2018 1 Comment

The Kansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (KAAP) stands in support of students marching for safety where they live, learn and play. Pediatricians play a unique and vital role in preventing gun violence. Pediatricians can help families understand how to keep their children safe as they grow from infancy to adolescence. No parent should be afraid […]

O’Shea Memorial Clinic Earns Breastfeeding Designation

O’Shea Memorial Clinic Earns Breastfeeding Designation

February 23, 2018 No Comments

Congratulations to O’Shea Memorial Clinic in Jetmore for earning a 4 Star Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation. Dr. Clark is the pediatrician and breastfeeding coordinator for the group. While earning the designation the clinic worked to make policies and environmental changes supportive of breastfeeding. Staff was educated on how to best encourage mothers to reach […]

Medical Heights Medical Center Earns Breastfeeding Designation

Medical Heights Medical Center Earns Breastfeeding Designation

February 20, 2018 No Comments

Congratulations to Medical Heights Medical Center in Dodge City for earning a 4 Star Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation. Dr. Calvo is the pediatrician and breastfeeding coordinator for the group. While earning the designation the clinic worked to make policies and environmental changes supportive of breastfeeding. Staff was educated on how to best encourage mothers […]

First Annual Advocacy Day

First Annual Advocacy Day

February 6, 2018 No Comments

KAAP leadership participated in the KAAP’s first annual Advocacy Day on February 6th in Topeka. They discussed child health issues with Senator Vicki Schmidt, Chair, Committee on Health and Public Welfare, Representative Monica Murnan, Ranking Minority Member, House Health Committee, and Senator Barbara Bollier. The group also talked strategy and learned about important issues from […]

Registration is Open!

Registration is Open!

January 9, 2018 No Comments

Registration for the next KAAP CME meeting, Progress in Pediatrics (PIP) – Spring 2018 is open! Click here.

HPV MOC-4 Quality Improvement Opportunity

HPV MOC-4 Quality Improvement Opportunity

January 9, 2018 No Comments

The Kansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (KAAP) has another HPV Quality Improvement program for 2018 that provides FREE MOC-4 credit (25 credits).  Program specifics include: It is a 6 month QI project (March-August). QI Focus: Strong Physician provider recommendation to patients on receiving HPV vaccine. 3 months consecutive data collection of 20 patient records ages 13 or […]

Upcoming CATCH Opportunities

Upcoming CATCH Opportunities

December 4, 2017 No Comments

The upcoming Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) grants call for proposals will be open 12/1/17 through 1/31/18. For more information about these opportunities, please review the respective guidelines.   Resident Guidelines and Application ​​Planning & Implementation Guidelines and Application Email CATCH staff at catch@aap.org with questions or assistance with proposal development.

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KAAP Board of Directors positions open!

We have openings on the KAAP Board of Directors for two year terms beginning on July 1, 2018. If...

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