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Fairfield County May Event Goes Virtual! REGISTER NOW!

As many of you know, the COVID-19 Pandemic required not only CT-AAP, but many organizations like us to cancel all live events in order to ensure the health and safety of our members and community. Due to this, the live Fairfield County Pediatric Education Day, originally scheduled for May 7, 2020, was cancelled. After careful…

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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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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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ACPNJ Launches COVID-19 Resource Center

Dear Members and Friends of ACP-NJ, These are indeed, unprecedented times. We are in the midst of a growing pandemic which is impacting all of us to one degree or another. For many, this is a first experience of a such a wide spread medical emergency in their careers.  Even for those of us who…

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NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH TOOLKIT

August is National Immunization Awareness Month – promote the importance of immunizations with your staff and patients with this communications toolkit! The 2017 NIAM toolkit contains key messages, vaccine information, sample news releases and articles, sample social media messages, links to web resources from the CDC and other organizations, as well as logos, web banners, posters…

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PRACTICE TRANSFORMATION LEARNING EVENT HELD IN ATLANTIC CITY

MAKING THE CASE FOR VALUE-BASED CARE Co-hosted by the American College of Physicians-New Jersey Chapter (ACP-NJ), New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians (NJAFP) and Garden Practice Transformation Network (GPTN). Primary care and specialty practices from across the region gathered June 8 in Atlantic City for this hands-on, peer-led session to learn how to make changes in your…

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2017 Scientific Meeting A Big Success!

Elizabeth, NJ — Several hundred New Jersey internists, residents and medical students convened at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel for the  ACP-New Jersey Chapter’s 2017 Scientific Meeting, which featured a day and a half of education,  networking and other activities. Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this Scientific Meeting a success! Check back…

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Exhibit Space Now Available for 2017 Scientific Meeting

The ACP New Jersey Chapter Scientific Meeting is right around the corner – March 3, 2017, and I would like to invite you to be a part of it by becoming an exhibitor or sponsor. I am happy to inform you that we are returning to the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel in Elizabeth, NJ. We…

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Running the Race, Hurdles, and Ice Cream

By JALAL BAIG, MD Robert Wood Johnson Internal Medicine Residency Program, New Brunswick, NJ We become acutely aware of the hurdles presented by the medical profession early on in the journey from pre-medical student to healer. As I run towards the close of my internal medicine residency, a lot of what was once insuperable has…

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