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State
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Office of Children’s Mental Health (OCMH) Releases 2017 Annual Report »
  The following is an announcement from Elizabeth Hudson, LCSW, Director of the Wisconsin Office of C...
Sunday, December 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WIAAP Annual Awards - Nominations due February 1, 2018 »
Nomination and Selection Process Nominations for WIAAP Annual awards are open for Pediatrician of the Year , Commun...
Friday, December 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Funding Opportunity: Abusive Head Trauma Prevention »
Abusive Head Trauma Prevention Start-Up Grant Program The Celebrate Children Foundation is pleased to announce a compe...
Friday, December 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Immunization Program Update »
Wisconsin Immunization Registry (WIR) Training Dates Trainings are free to attend.  Space is limited to 10-12 par...
Saturday, November 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rep. Ballweg Supports Reach Out and Read »
  Our thanks to Rep. Joan Ballweg for her continued support of the children of Wisconsin. Here is her latest vi...

National
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAP names senior vice president of Global Child Health and Life Support »
The Academy has hired Janna Patterson, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, to lead its global health and life support initiatives. Dr....
Tuesday, January 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Martha Bushore-Fallis Advanced Pediatric Life Support (APLS) Award »
The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Steering Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Martha Bushore-Fallis Advanc...
Friday, December 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAP Statement on Fifth Anniversary of Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School »
The following is a statement from Fernando Stein, MD, FAAP, AAP President. “Every day, 91 people in the U.S. ar...
Monday, November 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAP commits to develop Clinical Health Information and Longitudinal Data Registry (CHILD) »
The Academy has set sail to be the first entity to collect, store and analyze health data on all U.S. children. The board...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New CDC Milestone Tracker App​ »
The following is an announcement from the CDC. Milestones matter! Encourage parents to track their child’s miles...

Partner
Wednesday, January 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Invitation to Learning Community: Phase II of Pediatric Growth and Endocrinology ECHO »
Pediatricians nationwide are invited to learn more about pediatric growth and endocrinology by enrolling in an innovative...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WI-AIMH accepted as affiliate of the World Association for Infant Mental Health »
The Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health ( WI-AIMH ) announced yesterday that it has been accepted as an affiliate...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthy Retail: A Set of Tools for Policy and Partnership »
Healthy Retail: A Set of Tools for Policy and Partnership PLAYBOOK, CONVERSATION STARTERS, AND COLLABORATION WORK...
Friday, June 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Changes Name »
The Wisconsin Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists has launched a new website at  www.WISCCAP.org . With t...

Legislative Updates
Friday, December 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement of Leading Children's Health, Medical and Advocacy Organizations: Short-Term CHIP Funding »
The following is a joint statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Children's Defense Fund, Children's Dental Hea...
Monday, December 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) - Advocacy Alert »
The following is an announcement from the American Academy of Pediatrics Department of Federal Affairs. Today, t...
Monday, November 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advocacy Alert: Home Visiting Renewal »
The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV Program) supports the Wisconsin Home Visiting Prog...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Update »
From the American Academy of Pediatrics. Last week, the Center for Medicaid & CHIP Services released an &n...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAP Statement on House CHIP Legislation »
The following is a statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics President, Fernando Stein, MD, FAAP....

Other
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study Respondents Sought: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV »
Researchers at Northwestern are conducting a research study to examine the perspectives of adolescent medicine providers o...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rethinking SIDS: Many Deaths No Longer A Mystery »
July 15, 20116:25 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered ANDREA HSU Many cases once thought to be sudden infant deat...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Urgency in Fighting Childhood Obesity »
By  JANE E. BRODY N Y Times   Life-threatening ailments like heart disease, cancer, stroke and Ty...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guidance Updated for Sedation of Pediatric Patients »
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Guidelines have been updated for monitoring and management of pediatric patient...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kids' Concussion Rates May Be Higher Than Thought »
TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Because most young children who suffer a concussion aren't first seen in hospita...