Membership in the AAP and our Chapter offers numerous opportunities for education, leadership, and involvement in state and local advocacy. When you join or renew your AAP membership, please add membership in the Nevada Chapter to support our work for all children in Nevada. Visit the AAP website to join.
We email Nevada AAP updates to chapter members once or twice a month. Non-members are also welcome to subscribe to our email list.
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.
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.
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.
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 order free resources.
Contact this doctor-to-doctor, primary-care consultation line designed and run by Nevada child psychiatrists specifically for primary-care pediatric providers in Nevada.
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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
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.