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About the Chapter

The Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (WIAAP) strives to assure optimal health and well-being for all of Wisconsin’s children and their families and provide support and education to our members, enabling them to continue to be the most effective providers of healthcare to children. There are over 900 members in the state of Wisconsin.

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Membership Benefits

The Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is an organized group of over 900 pediatricians, family practitioners, residents, medical students and other health care professionals working to achieve the American Academy of Pediatrics goals in their own communities. There are 59 chapters in the United States. Chapter membership includes numerous opportunities for education, leadership, and involvement in state and local advocacy.

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Our Pillars

The Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics creates a strategic plan to focus on key issues affecting Wisconsin children and their families. These strategic priorities make up our core pillars which include adolescent health, advocacy, mental health, and quality improvement in pediatric care.

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Advocacy

WIAAP continually fights for the best health policy for children, families, and providers. Everyone in the pediatric field benefits from the time, funding and efforts WIAAP puts toward legislative and public health efforts. WIAAP convenes a Pediatric Policy Council to strengthen the voice of children in the state.

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Leadership

The Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is governed by a board of directors elected by WIAAP members. WIAAP board members are motivated and outstanding members of the professional pediatric community and help form the chapter’s strategic plan, weigh in on health policy and legislation affecting the well-being of children, provide expertise on a variety of topics, and state networking opportunities for colleagues across the state.

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Advertise with WIAAP

WIAAP uses sponsorship ads to help fund strategic initiatives. Sponsorship ads can appear on the WIAAP homepage and can be included in key areas of our site. Our advertising offers include placement on our print newsletter, our e-newsletter, and on our website. We also offer event sponsorship opportunities that include logo placement, recognition, and print placement.

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Meet Dr. Moo

Dr. Moo is the official spokescow for the Wisconsin Chapter of the AAP and uses her gentle sense of humor and dairy-related jokes to remind us all that when it comes to the health and well-being of all children, we all need to #MooLoudly. Dr. Moo regularly attends important pediatric events throughout the state.

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Discover all the benefits our member clinicians see from being a part of the Wisconsin chapter