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Welcome to the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

ICAAP's mission is to promote and advocate for optimal child, youth and family well-being, and access to quality healthcare while supporting our members

The Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) is an organization of approximately 2,100 pediatricians and other pediatric health care providers in Illinois

News and Events

The 10th Annual ABC Conference will be held Friday, November 22, 2019 at Moraine Valley Business Center in Palos Hills, IL. View the agenda and register today!

Save the Date for the 2020 ICAAP Annual Educational Conference

2020 ICAAP Annual Educational ConferenceFriday, March 6, 2020Northern Illinois University - Naperville

Registration will open in December.

What You Need to Know about Health Effects of Climate Change Webinars

ICAAP is making available two free CME-approved one- hour enduring webinars for physicians, health care providers, and those interested in the effects of climate change ontheir patients' health. Theseare nowavailable on ICAAP's eLearning platform. For more information to to register, pleaseview the flyer

Primary activities include advocacy on behalf of children, families, and health professionals in Illinois; the provision of continuing medical education and other resources for pediatricians, pediatric specialists, and other child health care providers; and collaboration with other state organizations and agencies on programs and projects that improve the health and well-being of children.


ICAAP develops and implements educational programs on a variety of children's health topics with the intention of providing ongoing education for pediatricians and health care professionals in Illinois.


ICAAP 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, injury prevention, and more.