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."

Opportunity for AAP-CA2 Pediatricians

The American Academy of Pediatrics - CA Chapter 2 would like to invite you to participate in the Chapter Quality Network Asthma Phase 4 QI Project


The Chapter Quality Network Asthma Phase 4 Project is led by the national office of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is providing 4 Chapters with tools, resources and technical support to lead a quality improvement (QI) effort amongst 10 to 15 practices in our chapter to improve care and outcomes of children with asthma.

Twenty five (25) points of American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) part 4 performance in practice credit will be offered for successful completion of the project.

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AAP-CA2 is extending this invitation to all Pediatric Practices in the Counties of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Kern, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside. Although you must be a member of AAP-CA2 to participate, you may join our Chapter by January 15, 2015 to be part of our CQN4 Asthma Collaborative. The recruitment phase is currently open, and will end on January 15, 2015.


Please contact us for more information
Call: (818) 422-9877

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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.


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U p c o m i n g   E v e n t s

Save The Date - April 25th, 2015

AAP-CA Chapter 2 Presents:

The 26th Annual Southern California Postgraduate Pediatric Conference

Sheraton Universal Hotel

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.



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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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