Equitable Care Webinar: Undoing Institutionalized Racism in Healthcare Organizations

Webinar #4: December 8th, 7-8 AM: Undoing Institutionalized Racism in Healthcare Organizations (Register Here) Speakers:  Drs. Kathleen Kieran and Peter Asante, Equitable Care Work Group Co-Chairs, will moderate a panel discussion about institutionalized racism in healthcare organizations and how we can begin to undo these policies and practices.

Spotlight: Pediatric Journeys in Advocacy

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Join Drs. Jerry Eichner, Crystal Shen, and Mike Arenson for an interview and discussion about Dr. Eichner's journey in advocacy during his career in pediatrics: how he got started in pediatrics and being an advocate for children; what influenced his career decisions and how the AAP provided the guidance needed; and how he managed to […]

Welcoming Afghan Newcomers: Health Care Considerations

As Washington State begins to welcome around 1600 newcomers from Afghanistan, we want our state’s pediatric health care workforce ready to provide the care these families will need. Join us to learn from Dr. Beth Dawson-Hahn, Dr. Anisa Ibrahim, and a guest speaker from the Afghan Health Initiative:   CDCs domestic guidance for new arrivals […]

Supporting Adolescent Patients in Crisis: Toolkit Training

In response to the increasing mental health needs of children and adolescents, WCAAP developed a toolkit for pediatric primary care practices to use when managing adolescents with self-harm or suicidality. The toolkit includes an overview of monitoring, follow-up, medication, billing, care coordination, and a team safety protocol. On Thursday, November 4th from 7:00-8:00 AM, Emily Bianconi […]

Media Training for Pediatric Health Care Providers

Join Lisa Black and Susan Martin from the American Academy of Pediatrics for a free 1-hour media training just for WCAAP members. The trusted voice of pediatric health care providers like you is more important than ever. Prepare for media inquiries, gain confidence, and learn how to handle interviews like a pro: What to expect […]

Equitable Care Webinar: Safe & Effective Care

Angela Zhang, MD, Seattle Children's Hospital and Naomi Tweyo Nkinsi, MD/MPH student, University of Washington will join us to discuss the history of race in medicine and specific examples such as the use of eGFR and disparities seen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Register here! Download a flyer

Spokane Listening Session & Happy Hour

How can the Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics best serve the pediatric health community in Spokane? This is your chance to speak up – we’re listening! Join WCAAP board President Mike Barsotti, MD, FAAP, board trustees Mike Van Dyke, DO, FAAP and Stacy Tarango, MD, FAAP to share your ideas and needs […]

Increase Family Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines: Talking About Safety

Join WCAAP members across the state for 4 weekly 30-minute sessions sharing COVID-19 vaccine communication practices and tactics. We will provide opportunities for questions and sharing ideas and will share relevant resources. September 1: Talking about safety Doug Opel, MD, MPH, FAAP Kristi Rice, MD, FAAP Sessions will include a short presentation and time for […]

Increase Family Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines: Overcoming objections, addressing misconceptions

Join WCAAP members across the state for 4 weekly 30-minute sessions sharing COVID-19 vaccine communication practices and tactics. We will provide opportunities for questions and sharing ideas and will share relevant resources. Wednesdays at 7:00-7:30AM August 25: Overcoming objections, addressing misconceptions John Dunn, MD, MPH, FAAP Maria Huang, MD, FAAP Coming Up: September 1: Talking […]

Increase Family Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines: Build trust with families & ensure consistent messaging

Join WCAAP members across the state for 4 weekly 30-minute sessions sharing COVID-19 vaccine communication practices and tactics. We will provide opportunities for questions and sharing ideas and will share relevant resources. Wednesdays at 7:00-7:30AM August 18: Building trust with families & ensuring consistent messaging across your entire office team Doug Opel, MD, MPH, FAAP […]

Back to School: Healthy & Strong Town Hall

The Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Washington State PTA present a Town Hall forum to address your questions and share some of the best ways families can get kids off to a strong start for the 2021-22 school year. Registration is required Topics will include: Back to school considerations in […]