The American Academy of Pediatrics, California, is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults living in California.

Register online for the 37th Annual Las Vegas Seminars. This Pediatric Update will be held November 19-22 2015, at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more details read the seminar brochure.

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California Pediatric News

10 Steps to Raise Healthier Eaters

By Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RD, FAAP | “Vegetables! I hated them as a child—and I still hate them. My younger brother hated them more. As I watched my mother hover over him for hours trying to shovel vegetables into him, while completely ignoring me, I began to... read more

Teens and Table Talk

By Kate Land, MD, FAAP | Before my kids were born and when they were very small, I used to fear the teen years. Visions of my sweet cuddling tots turned into Goth, rude teens hiding in their rooms with ear buds in danced through my brain. Now with two, nearly three... read more

American Academy of Pediatrics, California, Chapters

Chapter 1

Chapter 1 members represent communities from the Northern California border to the central San Joaquin Valley.

Chapter 2

Chapter 2 serves Kern, LA, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara & Ventura Counties.

Chapter 3

Chapter 3 is dedicated to achieving optimal health for all children in San Diego and Imperial Counties.

Chapter 4

Chapter 4 provides evidence-based recommendations for child health in Orange County.