Tobacco Cessation Clinical Practice Training

March 9, 2018 all-day

Accepting Applications: Tobacco Cessation Clinical Practice Training

The AAP Richmond Center is seeking applications for a training that will educate pediatric clinicians about messages, tools, and counseling protocols to screen and counsel patients and families about tobacco cessation and secondhand smoke exposure during clinical encounters. Clinicians will learn clinical and health systems change strategies to address tobacco, and will learn to integrate these strategies into their existing practice systems. This training will also cover hot topics in tobacco control including e-cigarettes, counseling teen patients, and current policy issues. Applicants are encouraged to attend the training in pairs of a pediatrician and another member of the practice team.

The training date is April 26-27, 2018. The training will be held at AAP Headquarters in Itasca, IL, and will last 2 days. Coach airfare, transportation between airport and hotel, hotel accommodations (2 nights maximum), and meals included during the trainings will all be covered.

To apply for the training, please complete the application at and return it to

For more information visit the AAP Richmond Center website:

To be considered, applications must be received by 4:00pm CST on Friday, March 9, 2018. Please email questions to

AAP Julius B. Richmond Center of Excellence