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 and Pediatric Subspecialists 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.

 “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."

U p c o m i n g   E v e n t s

RSVP is required to attend any of the events mentioned below. Please email Chapter2@aap-ca.org

September 10th.

Town Hall Meeting

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Bill Mason

Topic: HPV Immunizations - The latest data and recommendations from the CDC. Plus, Guest speaker, Karli M. Nevarez, Certified CMA Provider Educator “Covered CA: What Physicians Need to Know”       Location: Studio City

See Flyer

September 17th.

Quarterly Board of Directors Meeting

Location: Providence Tarzana

Medical Center

Time: 6:30 PM

On the Agenda

Recognition of Chapter 2 members who have received a special award from the AAP

September 24th.

Town Hall Meeting

Keynote Speaker:       Dr. Paul Cummins

Topic: Childhood Poverty

Location: TBD

Time: 6:30 PM

Dr. Paul Cummins is President and CEO of New Visions Foundation. Over the past thirty years, Dr. Cummins has devoted his career to finding ways to provide all children equitable access to a quality education.

October 22nd.

Town Hall Meeting

Host: Member-at-Large

Dr. Ken Saul

Keynote Speaker: TBA

Topic: Plagiocephaly.

"Everything you need to know but were afraid to ask" 

Location: Woodland Hills.

Time: 6:30 PM

Physician Spotlight                             Advisories                                   Grand Rounds

Physician Spotlight

Congratulations to

Dr. Damodara Rajasekhar AAP-CA2 San Bernardino County Area Representative

Recipient of the 2014 San Bernardino County Medical Society Presidential Award


Public Health - News and Advisories

August 4, 2014 - Response to Persons with Possible Ebola Virus Infection - Information for Health Care Providers in California. READ MORE

Become a Sentinel Provider - In collaboration with the CDC, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is seeking clinicians throughout the state to conduct surveillance for influenza-like illness (ILI) in outpatients.  READ MORE

July 28, 2014 - CDC Health Advisory - Ebola Virus Disease
Ebola Virus Disease confirmed in a Traveler to Nigeria, Two U.S. Healthcare Workers in Liberia. READ MORE

July 15, 2014 - LAHAN Advisory - Pertusis                     The Los Angeles Health Alert Network has issued an ADVISORY in response to the large numbers of pertussis cases in Los Angeles County. READ MORE



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
  • Fit to Play and Learn - Preventing Obesity with LAUSD
  • 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
P.O. Box 94127  | Pasadena, CA 91109
888-838-1987 | Chapter2@aap-ca.org

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