Tri-Cities Listening Session & Dinner

3Eyed Fish Kitchen & Bar 1970 Keene Road, Richland, Washington

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 […]

CHW Application Webinar

The deadline to apply for grants from the Health Care Authority to hire community health workers is quickly approaching - October 3rd. To support those of you who wish to apply for these grants, WCAAP will host a Q&A webinar on September 29 at 6:30pm with Dr. Mary Ann Woodruff and Rachel Lettieri from Pediatrics […]

Authentic Family Engagement: How Parents and Pediatric Providers Can Collaborate to Create Equitable Systems of Care

Please join WCAAP's Early Childhood Committee in their upcoming meeting on September 28th from 7pm-8pm. Parent advocate Shawnda Hicks will present on Authentic Family Engagement: How Parents and Pediatric Providers Can Collaborate to Create Equitable Systems of Care. There will be a time at the end for questions and comments. If you’re interested, please RSVP […]

Equitable Care Webinar: Justice-Involved Youth

There are many risk and protective factors associated with youth becoming involved with the justice system that can be screened for in a clinical setting and discussed with youth and their families. Learn how to approach these conversations and make referrals to community and school resources to decrease risk factors and enhance protective factors. Speakers: […]

Epilepsy Symposium

Improving Pediatric Epilepsy Outcomes: Advances in Diagnosis, Management and Treatment A panel of experts from Seattle Children’s Neurology, Epileptology, Genetics and Neurosurgery Programs will be discussing best practices and novel approaches to managing and treating epilepsy to improve outcomes.  Presentations will be divided into three sessions with a panel Q&A following each session. Overview of […]

Wenatchee Listening Session & Happy Hour

Tastebuds Coffee & Wine 212 5th Street, Wenatchee, Washington

How can the Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics best serve the pediatric health care community in Wenatchee and Central Washington? This is a great chance to speak up – we’re listening! Join WCAAP board members Amanda Monnahan, MD, FAAP and David Willis, MD, FAAP (plus WCAAP staff) to share your ideas and […]

What’s New in Medicine

Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics Hybrid CME Meeting and Workshop What’s New in Medicine is an annual non-profit Continuing Medical Education conference held in Washington. Not only do physicians attend, but also physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, medical students, residents, and other members of the medical community, bringing together all branches of the health care […]

Washington State Perinatal and Parenting with Substance Use Summit

Seattle Convention Center

When: August 11th8:30 AM check-in and breakfast9 AM – 3 PM in-person and virtual trainingWhat: Education on substance use and how it impacts pregnancy, parents and childrenWhere: Seattle Convention Center705 Pike StreetCost: $45Scholarship: Available on requestPlease email Katie Skelton katie.skelton@wsu.edu for registration code Registration: https://web.cvent.com/event/140debda-3acb-44b9-8ad1-548512c5cf91/regPage:d0d12dba-5e4b-46f4-b063-0b3190cc88ce Agenda: https://web.cvent.com/event/140debda-3acb-44b9-8ad1-548512c5cf91/websitePage:747bbc10-7bbe-49df-85c2-a21bfbcda9da

The Paradigm Shift to Early Relational Health: The Power of the Moment

David Willis, MD, FAAP The August 2021 AAP Policy Statement on Preventing Childhood Toxic Stress: Partnering with Families and Communities to Promote Relational Health calls for a paradigm shift in pediatrics in clinical priorities, research and advocacy.  This session will discuss some of the exciting and emergent efforts to advance early relational health, at this […]

Equitable Care: Gender-Affirming Care

Part 2 of our 2-part series on Gender-Affirming Care will focus on supporting clinical and admin teams in creating gender-affirming spaces for their patients, and unpacking bias within the infrastructure that does not readily create a safe space for this kind of work. Speakers: Sean Johnson, LSWAIC (He/They) is the program director of the Transgender and […]

Swedish Medical Center CME: Metabolic Health Symposium

Renaissance Hotel, Seattle 515 Madison Street, Seattle, Washington

Catalyzing Science to Action for Transformation and Resilience Across the Lifespan In-person at Renaissance Seattle HotelPlus a Live, Virtual Broadcast Three days exploring and applying the science of metabolic health and nutrition organized around the pillars of metabolic health: Day 1: Protect the Liver Day 2: Feed the Gut Day 3: Support the Brain This […]