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GPNA & GPPMA Fall Meeting, October 14, 2016

The 2016 Fall Meeting of the GPPMA & GPNA will be held on October 14, 2016 at the Cobb Energy Centre in Atlanta, Ga. More information coming soon...

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Pediatrics by the Sea, June 8-11, 2016

Thank you to All of those who attended the 2016 Pediatrics by the Sea Summer CME Conference in Amelia Island, Fla. Save the Date for next year! The dates are June 7-10, 2017 at the Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island, FL. Pediatrics by the Sea is open to all pediatricians, residents, pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, family physicians, medical students, and other child healthcare professionals.

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Legislative Final Update

The 2016 session of the General Assembly adjourned about 1230pm last Thursday. This was one of the more successful session for the Georgia AAP in recent memory. All 3 of our major issues came out in our favour...

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Georgia AAP: AAP Supports ACIP Recommendation for Use of Inactivated Flu Vaccine

June 23,2016

The information below is a press release from the American Academy of Pediatrics. This is the information we have so far and we are working to get additional information from the manufacturer and from the Georgia VFC Program regarding vaccine orders. We understand the significant logistical and financial burden this places on practices that have ordered intranasal influenza vaccine and will be sending you additional information as we receive it. Read more...

Georgia AAP: Public Health, First Lady to Launch Safe Sleep Campaign

May 18, 2016

Will Provide Bassinets to New Moms & Instruction Before They Return Home

Tomorrow, Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal will announce the Georgia Safe Sleep Campaign developed by the Georgia Department of Public Health, and several partner organizations including the Georgia AAP. The campaign will focus on evidence-based recommendations for Safe Sleep established by the AAP, commonly referred to as the “ABCs of Safe Sleep”: Read more...

Zika Information for Pediatricians

Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. Spread of the virus through blood transfusion and sexual contact have also been reported. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis. The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon and fatalities are rare. An increase in Guillain-Barré syndrome was noted during an Read more...


Pediatrics by the Sea

Thank you to All of those who attended the 2016 Pediatrics by the Sea Summer CME Conference in Amelia Island, Fla. Save the Date for next year! The dates are June 7-10, 2017 at the Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island, FL. Pediatrics by the Sea is open to all pediatricians, residents, pediatric
nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, family physicians, medical students, and other child healthcare professionals.

The 2016 Summer CME Conference, Pediatrics by the Sea, was held on June 8-11, 2016 at the Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island, FL.  

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Fall Meeting of the Ga Pediatric Nurses & Practice Managers

Friday, October 14, 2016   Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA

The Fall GPNA & GPPMA Meetings will be held on Friday, October 14 at the Cobb Energy Center.   Mark your calendar and plan to attend.

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2016 Fall CME Meeting

The Georgia AAP Fall CME Meeting will be held on September 22-24, 2016 at the Westin Atlanta North at Perimeter.  The conference will include seminars on Cardiology, Developmental Pediatrics, Nutrition, and Hospital Medicine.  Mark your calendars and plan to attend!

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