Our Mission--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.

Who We Are--The American Academy of Pediatrics, California is comprised of all four AAP-CA regional Chapters. Together we represent primary care and subspecialty pediatricians across California. Thank you to our California Chapter pediatrician members, whose annual dues make our statewide efforts on behalf of children and pediatricians possible!

American Academy of Pediatrics-CA District IX

36th Annual Las Vegas Seminars “Pediatric Update”

Online registration is now open for the November 20-23, 2014, Las Vegas Seminars Pediatric Update held at the Bellagio hotel. You can view the full syllabus online.

Guest Speakers:

  • David B. Granet, MD – Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia and Vision
  • Sally S. Harris, MD, MPH – Office Management of Common Overuse Injuries
  • Thomas K. Koch, MD – Funny Spells: What Was That?
  • Jefferson B. Prince, MD – A Buffet of Common Psychiatric Problems
  • Andi L. Shane, MD, MPH – Challenging Cases in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • James R. Treat, MD – Derm Visual Diagnosis: You Make the Call

Latest Three for Thought Blog Post from AAP-CA CEO Kris Calvin

  1. Qualify for Medi-Cal payment increase? Apply now online for retroactive pay!

  2. Free Resources to help Families & Youth in your Practice with Smoking Cessation

  3. Support AAP-CA Advocacy Activities—Please join me in Las Vegas Nov 21-24, 2013 for Stellar CME

Read more Three for Thought blog updates.


For more upcoming AAP California CME meetings see the Meetings page for details.

Advocate Now

Check out our new Advocate Now section, where you can see the legislative bills AAP-CA is following and get involved!

The information presented on this web site is not intended to replace the medical care and advice of your own pediatrician. Individual pediatricians may vary their treatments based on particular facts and circumstances in each case.

Kris Calvin, economist by training, has been CEO of the AAP in California for over 20 years! Follow her on twitter @kcalvinaap for updates on AAP-CA advocacy & her thoughts on issues/actions that affect California children and pediatricians (and a little on sports every now and then). Tweets are her own.