Residents

Educating pediatric residents with skills and real-world, applied experience to fulfill their roles as non-partisan leaders in child health advocacy.

Learning objectives are:

  • Understand the roles of pediatrician in advocacy
  • Review the basic knowledge of advocacy and the policy process
  • Be able to use an advocacy communication skill to contribute to an active advocacy campaign
  • Provide opportunities to advocacy for priority child health issues
  • Promote collaboration with the AAP and with child advocacy partner organizations

The program will be offered twice a month, each session is 2-hours in length and involves a pre-course exercise, didactic presentations on advocacy basics, current policy highlights and issues, developing communication strategies and concludes with a debrief and evaluation.

Please register here for the program and you will be sent a Zoom link prior to each session.  Contact AAP CA Executive Director, Karmi Ferguson, with any questions.

2021 calendar of AAP CA Collaborative programs, all courses are from 9:00 am – 11:00 am:

Wednesday, September 1

Friday, September 17

Wednesday, October 6

Thursday, October 21

Wednesday, November 3

Thursday, November 18

Wednesday, December 1

Thursday, December 16