Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Provides members with quality improvement programs with MOC part 4 credit.
Trained providers on developmental disability screening
Facilitated better communication between MDAAP members and the VFC program.
Created a Poverty Task Force to address emergent issues related to children and families
Partnered with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to promote the use of the immunization network (ImmuNet).
Provided training and support for the Reach Out and Read Program; received funding through Race to the Top (MSDE) to enroll 75,000 additional children statewide. To date, we have enrolled 89 practices and almost 101,715 children.
Worked with the Maryland legislature to repeal sterile compounding restrictions.
Worked with the Maryland legislature to achieve payment of E&M codes to levels of 92% of Medicare.
Created an electronic Weekly Digest to provide members with a concise compilation of “News to Know”.
Provides members with numerous educational opportunities throughout the year.
The Chapter is a strong public advocate for a wide range of issues which are of vital importance to Maryland’s children and has a robust presence in Annapolis not only during Maryland’s legislative session but throughout the year
Received the Large Chapter of the Year award from National AAP in recognition of achievements in 2014