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Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

The Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics advocates on behalf of children and pediatricians in Illinois. The work of ICAAP focuses on issues pertaining to the health and well-being of children, such as access to medical care, Medicaid improvements for physicians and children, school health, injury prevention, and environmental health.

ICAAP Legislative Issues and Policy Priorities

ICAAP advocates on many issues on behalf of children and pediatricians in Illinois. This resource is an outline of legislative issues and policy priorities. [...more]

Committee on Government Affairs

Are you interested in becoming more involved in advocacy? Join ICAAP’s Committee on Governmental Affairs. This statewide committee meets several times per year via conference call to discuss pending legislation in Springfield, and plan ICAAP’s policy agenda. [...more]

Advocacy Resources

Advocacy resources provides information on issues such as finding your legislators,  using the Illinois General Assembly website and where to vote in Illinois. [...more]

Resident Education on Advocacy for Children’s Health (REACH)

REACH is an advocacy presentation developed for Pediatric residents to provide an overview of advocacy at the state level.  The presentation provides an update on legislation that affects children and providers and equips  attendees with tools needed to become advocates for children.[...more]