February-12-16  
AAPNJ
New Jersey Chapter
American Academy of Pediatrics
3836 Quakerbridge Road
Suite 108
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Phone: 609-842-0014
Fax: 609-842-0015

Elliot Rubin, MD, FAAP
Chapter President

Fran Gallagher, MEd
Executive Director
fgallagher@aapnj.org

Harriet Lazarus, MBA
Deputy Director
hlazarus@aapnj.org

Bert Mulder
Director, Membership & Events
bmulder@aapnj.org

Welcome to the New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics!


Benard Dreyer, MD, President, AAP, agrees with the recent editorial in the NY Times on the Gun Epidemic in America!
End the Gun Epidemic in America, via @NYTimes.The AAP Agrees!

Dr. Elliot Rubin, MD, President, NJAAP, would like to share the following NY Times article:
Gun Homicide Stats US vs the World: In Other Countries, You're as Likely to Be Killed by a Falling Object as by a Gun



A SPECIAL EDITION OF NEW JERSEY PEDIATRICS focusing on the Pediatrics Partnership Initiative's themes of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), toxic stress, resilience, children's development and mental health is now available!

The publication features the following 5 CME activities:

  * Basic Coding for Mental Health Services in a Pediatric Office
  * Poverty & Toxic Stress
  * The Unfair Burden of Asthma
  * Promoting Children's Health Development
  * Reactive Attachment Disorder

The publication is organized around the Strengthening Families' Protective Factors Framework: 1) Parental Resilience, 20 Social Connections, 3) Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development, 4) Concrete Support in Times of Need, and 5) Social and Emotional Competence of Children






Welcome to the official website of the New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (NJAAP). Our active Chapter represents over 1,700 pediatricians from across the beautiful and diverse state of New Jersey.

NJAAP is dedicated to ensuring optimal physical, mental and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Chapter members, Residents, and Medical Students, please explore the site and discover the variety of opportunities available to you through your NJAAP. Friends and Partners wishing to sponsor, exhibit and collaborate, please check out the Events section of the website.  Here you will also find information regarding many of the NJAAP opportunities for participating in quality improvement programs, events, resources and publications including our quarterly newsletter, NJ Pediatrics.