Committed to CT Children

The Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has over 600 active members committed to improving the health and safety of Connecticut's children and supporting those who provide them care.

Mission of the CT-AAP

To improve optimal, physical, mental, social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults in Connecticut.



COVID-19 Resources

CT-AAP has developed a comprehensive, reliable COVID-19 resource for Pediatricians, with information updated as it becomes available.

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Chapter News

Registration Open for Westchester Pediatric Education Days.

As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic is still upon us, and to ensure the health and safety of our members and community, CT-AAP has decided to move the Westchester County Pediatric Education Day to a virtual event! We know how important educational opportunities are to you, even in these uncertain times, and moving the event online…
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URGENT – DPS Needs Your Help Assessing Vaccine Coverage

The Connecticut Department of Public Health’s Immunization Program has received numerous inquiries from healthcare providers asking if immunization rates have declined since the start of COVID-19. This, of course, is an extremely important question, and one that we should be able to answer in real time, with as much precision as possible. Assessment of vaccine…
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When you Should and Shouldn't Take Your Child to the Emergency Department 

A Special Message to Parents...

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When your child is ill or injured it is very difficult to decide if/when to call your child’s pediatrician or go to the Emergency Department (+/- call 911). During the COVID-19 epidemic and social distancing, this decision is even more challenging.

Here is some guidance to parents/caregivers from pediatric emergency medicine specialty providers: