As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, the AAP has been staying abreast of all confirmed developments related to its global spread and will continue to be vigilant in efforts to develop and share information and guidance with members. Follow this learn to view up to date information.
We email Nevada AAP updates to chapter members once or twice a month. Non-members are also welcome to subscribe to our email list.
On Saturday, October 24, the Nevada AAP hosted our first-ever virtual Annual Meeting. Through this online event, our chapter connected pediatricians throughout the state of Nevada in a meaningful networking and educational event.
Do you wish you could get your patients and their families to exercise more? Is there a pediatric health topic you want to educate the public about? Nevada WWAD program does just that! Please help us market our Las Vegas and Reno WWAD events to your patients or, better yet, join us yourself! Click here for details.
The AAP has a centralized and easy to access list of chapter and national volunteer opportunities for AAP members. There are positions for everyone, whether you are in training, in practice, or retired. Must have a member login and password to view.
Sometimes Nevada pediatricians just want to connect with other Nevada doctors. For that, the Nevada AAP has a members-only closed Facebook group. If you’d like to join the group, you visit the group page , request to join, and it should ask for your AAP ID #. Nevada AAP processes requests within 48 hours. Contact LDMcAllister@AAP.net with any questions or concerns.
The Nevada AAP encourages Members to sign up for the AAP Mentorship Program. Mentorship is one of the most important tools for professional development and has been linked to greater productivity, career advancement, and professional satisfaction.
In addition to being physicians, many of you are also small business owners. Nevada AAP has resources to support pediatricians seeking practice management support.
On a wide range of topics, including mental health, suicide prevention, and ethics, Nevada pediatricians can listen to recordings of lectures for free CME. Learn more online here: https://med.unr.edu/cme/cmeonlinelibrary
Immunize Nevada has great, FREE, handouts and other tools to assist pediatricians with vaccination education. They will send you materials for free -- all you have to do is ask. Follow the link to learn more and print an order form.
It is important that physicians know at what age, and in which circumstances, adolescents have privacy and consent rights. Our chapter is fortunate that our colleagues at Nevada Primary Care Association have shared with us their Minor Consent Guide. Nevada AAP members who wish to obtain a free printed copy of this guide should contact Dawn Gentsch at firstname.lastname@example.org.