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GPNA & GPPMA Spring Meeting, April 22, 2016

The 2016 Spring Meeting of the GPPMA & GPNA was held on April 22, 2016 at Middle Georgia State University in Macon, Ga. Thanks to everyone who attended and all of our commercial supporters!

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Pediatrics by the Sea, June 8-11, 2016

Pediatrics by the Sea, the 2016 Summer CME Conference, will be held on June 8-11, 2016 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 meeting is just around the corner so make your plans to attend.

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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: 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...

MEASLES ALERT – May 2016 (Please see the important information below from the Georgia Department of Public Health)

May 11, 2016

On May 1, an unvaccinated 2-year-old who had recently returned from France was diagnosed with measles infection in an Atlanta area hospital. Contacts of the patient were identified and those determined to be non-immune received appropriate prophylaxis. Nevertheless, because of the highly contagious nature of this disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) are reminding healthcare professionals to consider measles in the differential diagnosis of patients with febrile rash illness who Read more...


Pediatrics by the Sea

June 8-11, 2016

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

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Spring Meeting of the Ga Pediatric Nurses & Practice Managers

Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Middle Georgia State University in Macon, GA      

The spring meeting of the Georgia Pediatric Nurses and Practice Managers Associations will be held on April 22, 2016 at the Middle Georgia State University's Professional Sciences Building in Macon, Georgia.  The GPNA and the GPPMA bi-annual meetings feature sessions on current pediatric practice management and pediatric nursing issues.

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2016 Fall CME Meeting

The Georgia AAP Fall CME Meeting will be held on Spetmeber 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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