Welcome to the home page of
New York Chapter
The American Academy of
The New York Chapter of the AAP
was established in 1949 as an endorsed Chapter Affiliate of the national
organization. The AAP is a national organization composed of over 55,000
pediatricians. There are approximately 1,200 members in New York Chapter
Correspondence for the New York Chapter 2 of American Academy of Pediatrics
should be sent to:
Chapter 2 AAP
PO Box 1411
Smithtown, NY 11787
Chapter 2 Executive Director
Chapter 2 Assistant Executive Director:
New York Chapter 2 is a non-profit organization with
the following objectives:
To improve the health and welfare of all infants, children,
adolescents and young adults in the State of New York.
To unite qualified pediatricians of lower New York State
into a representative organization for the advancement of the practice of
To study the scientific, educational, social, economic,
and legislative aspects of medicine in order to maintain the highest standards
of practice in pediatrics, and to prepare and recommend necessary changes
in existing or contemplated medical programs.
To further the policies and the objectives of the American
Academy of Pediatrics at the state and local level.
To promote excellence in pediatric care by organizing
programs of post-graduate education.
See a copy of
our Strategic Plan
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A special congrats
to the following AAP NY Chapter 2 members who were recognized by the
NYC DOHMH for their outstanding immunization rates:
2015 Honor Roll
Ding, MD, FAAP
Eric Krauss, MD, PhD, FAAP
Magalie Limage, MD, FAAP
Myo Thant, MD, FAAP
2014 Honor Roll
Ain, MD, FAAP
Loretta Au, MD,
Harry Bond, MD, FAAP
Yu-Mei Fan, MD, FAAP
Flores-Castillo, MD, FAAP
Jack Kabariti, MD, FAAP
Karen Myrie, MD
Magalie Pierre-Louis, MD, FAAP
Jogesh Syalee, MD, FAAP
Wenjing Zhou, MD, PhD, FAAP
New York Chapter
2 of the AAP is governed by the Board of Directors and the Executive Officers.
The Executive Committee meets monthly either by telephone conference
call or in person at various Chapter meetings. The Board of Directors
meets at least 4 times per year to conduct the business of the chapter.
committees meet at the discretion of the committee chairperson.
In this section of our Web Site we publish news of
the Executive Committee, the Board of Directors and the various committees
of the Chapter.
2015 Council and Section Vacancies
We are now able to
post opportunities for pediatricians, and are members are able to post their
CV's and search for positions. Try it out!
New York Chapter 2 is divided
into four Pediatric Societies, each representing the Pediatricians in their
respective counties. Each Society has its own executive Committee with
representatives on the Chapter Executive Board, and its own web
New York Chapter 2 conducts
regular meetings of its Board of Directors, as well as meetings for post-graduate
education. One meeting each year is a Chapter General Membership Business
meeting, and is hosted alternately by one of the Pediatric
Click above for our Calendar.
What's new in Chapter, State and Federal news
and legislation that affects pediatrics.
Most Advocacy issues relevant to the Chapter are addressed at the state
level through District II of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The
link above will bring you to the District II Advocacy page.
Change and Children's Health - from the NY Chapter 2 and 3 Committees on Environmental Health
Living With or At-Risk for HIV"
September 16, 2015
Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome Conference
September 17-18, 2015
NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner Auditorium
Vaccination Quality Improvement Projects and Implementation Science
Working Together, For the Win!
September 18, 2015
Latino Childhood Obesity Prevention Program Showcase
September 23, 2015
NY Academy of Medicine
School Refusal in Children and Adolescents
September 30, 2015
Skills for Child Health Care Professionals
Saturday, November 7, 2015
and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Webinars - now
through October, 2015
E-Correspondence, August 2015 - from the AAP's Medical Home Chapter
Champions Program on Asthma, Allergy
NYC HPV 9 Guidelines
and Codes for HPV9 and
Meningococcal B Vaccines
Aetna Denies HPV9 for Males
Evidence-based screening to screen patients and identify those who use
alcohol and other drugs at risky levels.
for Reproductive Health E-Learning Courses
Effective January 1, 2015, the CPT code for fluoride varnish application
is 99188. It is suggested to append a V-33 modifier for preventive
Alternative Communication for Children with Delays
Environmental Health Newsletter
- from the NY Chapter 2 and 3 Committees on Environmental Health -
Driving page including our YouTube video contest
in NYC Web-based Portal (TNYC Portal)
Click and see results on how to
reduce BMI - Article
and PROS Pearl
and Adolescent Psychiatry for Primary Care
Integrating the Relationship Between Pediatric Primary Care
and Child Psychiatry
Mood Disorders Task Force Resource Manual
North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center
Nassau County Perinatal Services Network
Postpartum Resource Center of New York
with funding by the Hagedorn Foundation
Information About Children's Health & Hydrofracking... What You Need
The Medical Home
Transitioning to Adulthood
- from the Committee on Children with
of the Committee on Infectious Diseases of the American Academy of
Pediatrics, District II, New York State regarding thimerosal and the
Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR) vaccine
From the Yoga and Meditation Committee:
(and en espanol)
for local dentists who will see children at a free or reduced price
Youth and Adolescence's web site on Nutritionals and Herbal
...and a poster for your office!
Dietary Advice for Food
Hall of Fame!
Insurance Grievance Form
for complaints for HMO's
Board Review PowerPoint Slides - May, 2014