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#VoteKids in Election 2020

Election Day 2020 is Tuesday, November 3. Voting is one of the main ways that citizens can affect policies and laws that govern access to essential resources like high-quality nutrition, education, housing, and health care. Pediatricians can help mobilize peers, patients, … Continue reading

FCAAP Updates White Paper on Re-Opening School in Florida

The Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) today released updates to “FCAAP Recommendations Regarding School Reopening”, a white paper to assist Florida’s school superintendents as they reopen their school districts. This guidance is pursuant to FCAAP’s position that schools should be allowed to decide how and when to open on a case-by-case basis based on COVID-19 infection rates in each school district. … Continue reading

Introducing #FCAAPwellness

#FCAAPwellness
a pediatric provider wellness series
exclusively for FCAAP members
Purpose:             To provide activities and resources to support the all-around wellness of FCAAP
members, including physical fitness, nutrition, mental wellness, and self-care.
Details:               The #FCAAPWellness series is free to all FCAAP members and will include at least one live activity or discussion each week, … Continue reading

FCAAP Names Dr. Lisa Gwynn 2020-2022 President

The Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) is proud to announce Lisa Gwynn, DO, MBA, FAAP, CPE has been voted President for the 2020-2022 term.
“I am so pleased for the opportunity to lead such a tremendous organization whose work has led to significant improvements in child health and has provided critical support to pediatricians throughout the state of Florida. … Continue reading

FCAAP Releases White Paper on Re-Opening School in Florida

As Florida’s schools prepare to re-open this Fall, superintendents are weighing options for doing so safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) today released “FCAAP Recommendations Regarding School Reopening”, a white paper to assist Florida’s school superintendents as they prepare their school districts to reopen. … Continue reading