The mission: The Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AzAAP) is committed to improving the health of Arizona children and supporting the pediatric professionals who care for them. AzAAP is the state's leading professional pediatric tax-exempt charitable organization dedicated to promoting the physical, mental and social health and well-being of every Arizona child. Representing approximately 1,000 health care professionals - including pediatricians, pediatric sub-specialists, nurses, residents, medical students, dentists, academicians, hospital administrators and other allied health professionals - AzAAP aspires to the highest standards in providing the latest evidence-based and current recommended guidelines to its members. The Chapter also works year-round to educate and engage policy-makers, parents, school professionals, community caregivers and all who impact the lives of children with the goal of fostering a statewide focus on promoting child health, preventive care and wellness.
As an association of health care professionals, AzAAP has been on the cutting edge of technology-based learning, and utilizes the highest standards in providing the most up-to-date clinical data to our members. We provide clinicians with the tools to apply the latest expert guidelines in caring for children at all levels of their development.