American Academy of Pediatrics

Address: 601 13th St NW
Suite 400 N
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-347-8600
Fax: 208-393-6137
Eligibility: Available for parents and health professionals regarding children up to age 21.
Services Provided: The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to attain optimal physical, mental and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. To this purpose, the AAP and its members dedicate their efforts and resources. An organization of 57,000 pediatricians dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Whether you are looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidelines concerning a pediatric issue, you have come to the right place.

The web site has information regarding the Academys many programs and activities; policy statements and practice guidelines; publications and other child health resources. Best of all, you can rest assured that the information comes from the nations leading child health experts and that we have scientific research supporting our recommendations.

Please note, however, that the AAP Web site contains general information for parents of children from birth through age 21. We cant respond to requests from parents regarding the personal medical concerns of their children. Your family pediatrician is the best source for that information. In the event you dont have a pediatrician, we encourage you to use the AAP Pediatrician Referral Service available on this Web site or to contact the physician referral service at your local hospital.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/31/2019