Join us for Rebuilding Trust in Medicine through Courageous Conversations, with Dr. Cora Breuner and parent advocate Shayla Collins.
Dr. Becky Shwartz and Colleen McCarty from WCAAP will share perspectives from interviews with Spanish-speaking parents and Harborview Pediatric Clinic Family Navigators about developmental screening and early intervention processes. Join us for a discussion of best practices for improving family support and ensuring successful receipt of early intervention referrals for families with limited English proficiency.
Dr. Anisa Ibrahim and Dr. Ahmed Ali will share Somali community perspectives on immunizations, and provider guidance to better understand Somali perceptions and communication techniques to increase trust.
Join local colleagues, WCAAP leaders, and board members to discuss child health-including vaccine access, catch up, and mental health. We'll start with time to connect and visit, followed by a group discussion about your ideas, concerns, and/or issues you're facing as you care for kids and their families in your community. This event will be […]
Join Dr Kym Ahrens, Dr Cora Breuner, and Dr Jasmin Zavala in a conversation surrounding fentanyl risks and encouraging reliable preventive counseling on said risks for middle and high school patients.
Join WCAAP board members and other early career pediatric clinicians at a casual happy hour meet & greet in Seattle! See old friends and connect with new friends, plus learn a little bit more about WCAAP. Light snacks and beverages provided. Location: Private residence near Mount Baker park - exact location will be sent to […]
Please join WCAAP and our Equitable Care Committee for our first webinar of 2023! Speakers Dr. Amanda Lee, Dr. CJ Koozer and Jerry Yang will discuss the implications of pediatric clinics and hospitals on access to care and health equity. Jerry YangVice President of Intergration, MultiCare Jerry Yang is VP of Integration at MultiCare Health […]
Join WCAAP's Early Childhood Committee for the first meeting of 2023. Our guest speaker is Monica Oxford, MSW, PhD, a research professor and Vice Chair of Research in Child, Family and Population Health Nursing at the University of Washington, and the Executive Director of the Barnard Center for Infant Mental Health and Development. In this […]
Broaden the reach of your expertise beyond your practice and put it into action to advocate for safer, healthier children in Washington! About this event We plan to return to Olympia in 2023 for an engaging, empowering day of in-person advocacy. We will set up meetings with your district legislators, and give you talking points […]
Join us for a 1.5-hour webinar to learn everything you need to know in advance of our 2023 Advocacy Day. We'll cover: Please register in advance for this webinar. https://wcaap-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkcumspzIvHdwXF91MeCPE02WBROEvRPVK After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Join WCAAP and Dr. Douglas Diekema for a discussion about the importance of trust in medicine, the recent decline in trust in society and pediatric patient encounters, the role of trust in vaccine acceptance and vaccine hesitancy, three current approaches to vaccine hesitancy (and why two of those undermine trust), and identifying the elements of […]
How can the Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics best serve the pediatric health care community in the Tri-Cities region? This is a great chance to speak up – we want to hear from you! Join WCAAP board member Kathleen Kieran, MD, FAAP plus WCAAP staff to share your ideas and needs with […]