SPORTS MEDICINE: ORGANIZATIONS: NAMED ORGANIZATIONS: COUNCIL ON SPORTS MEDICINE AND FITNESS (COSMF) and THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS (AAP) : CHILDREN: HEALTH: Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness (COSMF) and The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
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SPORTS MEDICINE: ORGANIZATIONS: NAMED ORGANIZATIONS:
COUNCIL ON SPORTS MEDICINE AND FITNESS (COSMF)
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THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS (AAP) :
Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness (COSMF) and
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness (COSMF)
Ankle Sprain Treatment
Burners and Stingers
Little League Elbow
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
Treatment of Sports Injuries
Skin Conditions and Sports Participation
Sports Medicine Professionals
Use of Ice and Heat
Use of Medicines in Sports
When is an Athlete Ready to Return to Play?
When to See the Doctor
Ballet and Dance
Baseball and Softball
Basketball and Volleyball
Skateboarding and In-line Skating
Skiing and Snowboarding
Asthma and Exercise
Exercise-Related Heat Illness
How to Prevent Overuse Injuries
Is Your Child Ready for Sports?
Nutrition and Supplement Use
Performance-Enhancing Substances and Supplements
Physical Activity: Creating a FITT Plan
Physical Activity: Overcoming Obstacles
Safe Weight Loss and Weight Gain
The Female Athlete Triad
American Academy of Pediatrics
Journals and Publications
Pediatrics as a Profession
National Conference & Exhibition (NCE)
Maintenance of Certification
Professional Education Publications
Education in Quality Improvement for Pediatric Practice (EQIPP)
Life Support Programs
National Conference & Exhibition (NCE)
Advocacy and Policy
AAP Health Initiatives
About the AAP
Departments and Divisions
Committees, Councils and Sections
Chapters and Districts
AAP Press Room
Employment at AAP
Journals and Publications
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This essential collection gives health care professionals quick and easy access to everything they needfrom well-care guides to acute care answers, patient education, to pediatric coding.
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Life Support Program Publications
The Division of Life Support Programs (DLSP) works to advance science and research in pediatric life and create and collaborate on innovative and life-saving products that support diverse audiences including healthcare providers in the hospital setting and developing world, pre-hospital professionals, and lay providers.
Practice Management Publications
The American Academy of Pediatrics is the leading publisher in the field of pediatrics. These titles include many practice management resources for the busy pediatric practice.
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Patient Education Resources
Give parents and other caregivers reliable, up-to-date health and safety information from the complete American Academy of Pediatrics library of almost 300 patient education handoutsall available for you to print, download, or e-mail.
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Continuing Medical Education Publications
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is the leading publisher in the field of pediatrics. Enjoy lifelong learning, earn CME credits and MOC points, and review for examination with our continuing medical education publications.
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AAP Departments and Divisions
The AAP is comprised of 14 Departments and 26 divisions that assist with carrying out the AAP mission.
Office of the Executive Director
The Office of the Executive Director coordinates the entire range of programs, policies, and services provided by the Academy.
Division of Tobacco Control/Julius B. Richmond Center of Excellence
Department of Community, Chapter and State Affairs
The Department works to foster pediatrician involvement in their communities, develop and sustain strong chapters and districts, and influence state level policy related to child health and pediatric practice.
Division of Community-based Initiatives
Division of Chapter and District Relations
Division of State Government Affairs
Division of Chapter Quality Improvement Initiatives
Department of Child Health and Wellness
The Department provides staff support and technical assistance to national committees, sections, councils, task forces, and work groups that develop policy statements, clinical and technical reports, and other resource materials related to child health and wellness. Several of the current and prior AAP strategic priorities fall within the DOCHW: Early Brain and Child Development, Foster Care, Medical Home, Epigenetics, Bright Futures, Head Start, Obesity, Mental Health, and Disaster Preparedness.
Division of Children with Special Needs
Division of Developmental Pediatrics and Preventive Services
Division of Safety and Health Promotion
Department of Development
The Department is responsible for all AAP-related fund-raising, solicitation, recognition, and stewardship of grants and contributions for approved AAP programs, projects, activities, and publications from corporations, foundations, other organizations, and individuals.
Department of Education
The Department develops and presents continuing medical education programs in over 60 pediatric topic areas, including the National Conference & Exhibition (NCE), for Fellows and other pediatric health care professionals who provide care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
Division of Convention and Meeting Services
Division of Workforce and Medical Education Policy
Division of Life Support Programs
Division of Scholarly Journals and Professional Periodicals
Division of E-Learning
Division of Continuing Medical Education
Department of Federal Affairs
The Department comprises legislative and public affairs professionals who provide data and information on various child health topics, offer feedback on legislative proposals, conduct media outreach on health issues confronting children, recommend legislative initiatives that will benefit children and adolescents, and organize briefings on specific topics of interest to members of Congress and their staff.
Department of Finance
The Department of Finance manages the fiscal affairs of the Academy.
Department of Human Resources and Administrative Services
The Department assists the Academy with its efforts to identify, hire, and retain a highly qualified, diverse work force who are dedicated to achieving our mission and providing our members with premier service.
Division of Compensation and Benefits
Division of Employment and Employee Relations
Division of Facilities and Office Services
Department of Information Technology
The Department provides services related to information technology to AAP staff.
Department of International Child Health
The Department strives to transcend borders, politics and culture so AAP members can fully embrace their mission to ensure the highest quality care for all children, everywhere. We work with doctors, donors, governments, other pediatric societies, and NGOs from around the globe to foster innovation, consensus, and collaboration in pediatric care. We are the voice for millions, including many who are still too young to speak.
AAP International Website
Department of Marketing and Sales
The Department of Marketing and Sales develops and executes marketing and sales plans for AAPs products and services, ensuring world class service to its members and customers. The Department includes of three Divisions, the Division of Marketing, the Division of Sales and the Division of Customer Service and Fulfillment.
Division of Marketing
Division of Sales
Division of Customer Service & Fulfillment
Department of Membership
The Department serves as a reference for interpretation and revision of the Academy's Constitution and Bylaws governing membership.
Division of Member Services, Data & Analytics
Division of Membership Marketing & Outreach
Division of Customer Service Center
Division of Travel Services
Department of Practice
The Department provides support to the AAP committees, councils, and sections that focus on practice, socioeconomic, quality improvement, medico-legal, and health technology issues, including an actuarial analysis of pediatric medical costs.
Division of Health Care Finance
Division of Library and Archival Services
Division of Pediatric Practice
Department of Public Affairs
The Department publicizes and promotes AAP policy, programs and activities to the media, the public, other health organizations and AAP members.
Division of Digital Communications and Online Strategy
Division of Advocacy Communications
Division of News, Media and Public Relations
Department of Publishing
The Department focuses on the identification, acquisition, management, and development of new products as well as centralized publishing and production services, and implements promotional campaigns for Academy publications, products, and programs.
Division of Professional and Consumer Publishing
Division of Editorial and Production Services
Division of Journal Publishing
Department of Research
The Department addresses important questions regarding pediatric practice and the health and well being of children by developing original research and analyzing information from existing databases.
Division of Health Services Research
Division of Primary Care Research
Department of Subspecialty Pediatrics
The Department provides staff support and technical assistance to national committees, sections, task forces, and work groups that develop policy statements, clinical and technical reports, and other resource materials related to pediatric subspecialties and surgical specialties. The Department provides oversight of subspecialty initiatives related to quality improvement and practice.
Division of Innovation
Division of Technical and Medical Services
Division of Hospital and Surgical Services
Division of Quality
The Division was established in July 2013 to enhance the AAP quality infrastructure and to stengthen the implementation activities happening both internal to the organization and across the nation.
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