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.

Check back often!

Chapter News

Suport Vaccination Legislation Now!

Contact your legislators on the Public Health Committee (PHC) and urge them to support HB5044. The passage will eliminate non-medical exemptions from vaccines and require students enrolling in public schools to have early childhood vaccines completed for the 2020-21 school year. It is important to hear from Pediatricians about the importance of childhood vaccines! Samples of CT-AAP…
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CT-AAP Endorses Be SMART

CT-AAP has endorsed the Be SMART Campaign. The Be SMART campaign was created to bring together all responsible adults to reduce suicides and the number of unintentional shootings that occur when children get ahold of an unsecured firearm. Click to read more.
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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:

Upcoming Events

12:00 pm Food Allergy ECHO Series
Food Allergy ECHO Series
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Food Allergy ECHO Series
          Presented by:  Stephanie Leeds, MD, FAAAAI To register and access this ECHO series:  REGISTER HERE  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
1:00 pm CAN ECHO Series
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
          The CAN ECHO Series will be a recurring meeting every two months. Meeting will include didactic presentations by interdisciplinary group of specialists on specific topics of interest and in-depth case-based presentations…


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