New York Chapter 3 Initiatives

Profiles in Advocacy: Perry Sheffield

“I’ve learned that I like those multi-disciplinary collaborations and that it takes that to do effective work.” Read more about Dr. Sheffield’s path to advocacy here.

Profiles in Advocacy: Lawrence Kleinman

“There are double-edged swords, but you have to figure out how to walk into dangerous territory with your values, and your beliefs, and your data intact.” Read more about Dr. Kleinman’s path to advocacy here.

Profiles in Advocacy: Lori Legano

“It makes a difference when you can talk about your own experiences. They hear from a lot of people, but sometimes there’s that one vignette from a story that they’ll grab on to.” Read more about Dr. Legano’s path to advocacy here.

Profiles in Advocacy: Lauren Zajac

“Sometimes you’re surprised by who your allies and opponents are, so I think it’s a really good idea to put some groundwork at the start of a campaign…” Read more about Dr. Zajac’s path to advocacy here.

Profiles in Advocacy: Philip Landrigan

“Even though the term ‘environmental injustice’ had not yet been invented, environmental injustice was what I saw in El Paso, and it was one of the most formative influences in my career.” Read more about Dr. Landrigan’s path to advocacy here.

Profiles in Advocacy: Cappy Collins

“You have to make sure there is common ground between you and your partners all trying to work on the same problems so you can all use your unique skills to solve that problem collaboratively.” Read more about Dr. Collins’s path to advocacy here.

Profiles in Advocacy: Andrew Racine

“Everyone in pediatrics, in one way or another, is an advocate for his or her patients.” Read more about Andrew Racine’s path to advocacy here.

Profiles in Advocacy: Lou Cooper

“Health is much more complicated than what goes on in clinic or in the hospital.” Read more about Dr. Cooper’s path to advocacy here.

Profiles in Advocacy: Danielle Laraque

“I found it impossible to disaggregate advocacy from the work I needed to do on a daily basis.” Read more about Dr. Laraque’s path to advocacy here.

Upcoming Events

  1. Advocacy and Resilience: Pathways to Child Well-being

    October 5 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  2. NY Medicaid EHR Incentive Program

    October 15
  3. AAP National Conference and Exhibition

    November 2 - November 6
  4. Districts II and IX Meeting

    July 25, 2019 - July 28, 2019
  5. Districts II and IV Meeting

    May 28, 2020 - May 31, 2020