Welcome to AAP-California Chapter 2

The American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 2 (AAP-CA2) is proud to be the Professional Home for Pediatricians in the Southern California counties of Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside; San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura.

Together, with our members and communities, we work to fulfill our mission:

 “to champion optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults and to advocate for and support its members in these endeavors."

HPV Webinar this week           Sign up today!

  This Thursday, July 31, 2014

  7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

   ... from the comfort of your home.

Webinar participants will receive FREE Registration for the AAP EQIPP Course for MOC Part 4 Credit: Immunizations-Improve Your Practice Rates

Space is limited.


Sharon G. Humiston, MD, MPH, FAAP

Professor of Pediatrics

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, Missouri


Webinar Details: See flyer

July 28, 2014 - CDC Health Advisory

Ebola Virus Disease Confirmed in a Traveler to Nigeria, Two U.S. Healthcare Workers in Liberia. The report marks the first Ebola case in Nigeria linked to the current outbreak in the West African countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. READ MORE

July 15, 2014 - The Los Angeles Health Alert Network (LAHAN) has issued an ADVISORY in response to the large numbers of pertussis cases in Los Angeles County:

435 lab‐confirmed and probable cases, and another 386 suspect cases have been reported. READ MORE

Upcoming events

31 Jul 2014 7:30 PM • Online
01 Oct 2014 6:30 PM • Maggiano's Woodland Hills

Town Hall Meeting (Oct 1,2014)


UCLA Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Held every Friday morning from 8 AM to 9 AM.

Past episodes are available on line.

Click to watch past Pediatrics Grand Rounds videos

Pediatric Grand Rounds - Fridays, 8 - 9 a.m.
Hematology-Oncology Grand Rounds - Wednesdays, 8 – 9 a.m.

Clich to view the Grand Rounds calendar

For our Members

  • Provide Southern California networking and educational opportunities in Southern California to help you and your practice grow
  • Facilitate local forums to discuss practice and insurance issues with other pediatricians and state insurance providers
  • Advocate for state and local legislation that supports child health and practitioners
  • Assist pediatricians with maintenance of certification
  • Host Continuing Medical Education meetings for members and pediatricians nationally
  • Provide leadership training and opportunities for tomorrow's pediatric leaders in Board Leadership and Advocacy Training
  • Vaccine Education - Did you miss the webinars recently presented on talking to the media and families about vaccines? We have the powerpoint presentations available for viewing HERE 

Become a Member Today

Membership in AAP-CA2 gives you the connection to pediatricians in your area and a chance to make a difference in the community you serve.
Click here to learn more today!
For our Community

Recent blog posts

  • Latest Newsletters: Peds@CA2
  • Fit to Play and Learn - Preventing Obesity with LAUSD
  • LA - Health Care Provider Alliance for Children - Building tomorrow's public health leaders
  • ProjectTRUST - Supporting tobacco prevention with LADPH
  • Early Developmental Screening - Enhancing screening efforts throughout Chapter 2
  • ACA Implementation in California. Click here to access documents to help you inform your patients. This link provides information for how the ACA can help small businesses with coverage.

AAP-CA2 provides the pediatrician perspective to community health efforts throughout the Chapter 2 area.
Contact us to identify a pediatrician-liaison for your organization.


American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 2
Box 527 | 4067 Hardwick Street | Lakewood, CA 90712
888-838-1987 | Chapter2@aap-ca.org

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