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  • The Georgia Chapter is your advocate in the state legislature for adequate Medicaid reimbursement
  • We strive to positively influence the quality of pediatric care throughout the state
  • We build coalitions with other organizations to improve children’s healthcare in Georgia
  • The Chapter advocates for the interests of Georgia pediatricians among private payors & government.

Leadership

  • Build your leadership skills via participation in Chapter committees, task forces & sections.

Networking

  • For general pediatricians: Network with other pediatricians with similar interests from around the state
  • For subspecialists: Develop & strengthen ties to primary care pediatricians to build referral relationships

Education

  • Stay informed of latest issues in pediatrics via chapter newsletter, blast faxes, chapter blog, and website.
  • Attend the Chapter’s two major CME meetings: Fall Meeting, Atlanta and Pediatrics by the Sea, Amelia Island, FL in June.
  • Strengthen your practice management and nursing care via the Georgia Pediatric Practice Managers Association and Ga. Pediatric Nurses Association, which hold 2 educational meeting each year.
  • Like to teach? Participate as an Immunization educator or a Breastfeeding educator in EPIC (Educating Physicians in their Communities), a peer-to-peer, in-office education program, or host an EPIC program for your office.