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

Monday, September 22nd.

Lung Health Speakers' Bureau

Location: Riverside

The American Lung Association, in partnership with AAP-CA2, will be hosting a Lung Health Speakers' Bureau event in Riverside. Local physicians are invited to attend and find out more about local program and advocacy work around asthma and air quality. 

See Flyer

Wednesday, October 22nd.

Town Hall Meeting


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

Location: Maggiano's in Woodland Hills

Time: 6:30 - 9:00 PM

RSVP Required by emailing the Chapter


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In Memoriam

S. Michael Marcy, MD, FAAP

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Dr. S. Michael Marcy, a member of the Division of Infectious Disease at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, on Friday, September 05, 2014.




September 18, 2014 - Enterovirus (EV-D68) is causing an outbreak, primarily in the pediatric population. READ MORE

August 4, 2014 - Response to Persons with Possible Ebola Virus Infection - ... READ MORE

Become a Sentinel Provider - ...to conduct surveillance for influenza-like illness (ILI) in outpatients.  READ MORE



For Our Members

For Our Community

  • 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
  • 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.
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. Become a Member Today

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.

  • Fit to Play and Learn - Preventing Obesity with LAUSD

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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