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We can all become advocates for child health

Have you ever just stopped and thought, “Wow, what an awesome day that was?” I had one of those days today. It reminded me of the importance of allotting time to re-charge.  For me, this time was at day 1 of the 25th Annual American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Legislative Conference in Washington DC. There was over 130 general pediatricians, specialist pediatricians, parent advocates and nurse practitioners.  All of us were there for one reason. To learn how to become better

Pediatricians unite!

On the eve of the 25th annual American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Department of Federal Affairs, I am already feeling giddy about the coming 3 days. This will be my first time attending the full 3-day conference dedicated to training up pediatricians who want to learn valuable skills to effectively advocate for child health.  The program is jam-packed with interactive workshops, in-depth training sessions and networking opportunities with more than 100 pediatricians from across the country. Day 1 runs from 715am