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The Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP)

We are an organization of over 2,000 pediatricians in Illinois, dedicated to improving the health and well-being of infants, children, and adolescents throughout Illinois. We advocate on behalf of children, families, and health professionals; develop and provide continuing medical education and resources for pediatric professionals; and collaborate with other organizations on programs and projects that improve the health and well-being of children.

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Earn CME, CE, and MOC Credits with ICAAP

ICAAP is an accredited organization dedicated to developing and implementing continuing education opportunities for pediatric professionals. Sign up for our Learning Management System (LMS) to enroll in relevant courses to receive CME, CE, and MOC credits on your schedule. Join our virtual and in-person events to network and connect with professional peers while engaging in important conversations about pediatric health and wellbeing.

Stay Up to Date on Key Topics in Pediatric Care

The Illinois Chapter develops and supports several programs dedicated to tackling obstacles in pediatric care for children and families in Illinois.

Our Key Programs Include:

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Initiatives

Housing Insecurity

Housing Insecurity

Immigration

Immigration

Adolescent Health Initiatives

Adolescent Health Initiatives

Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity

Immunizations

Immunizations

Join Our Virtual and In-Person Events

Take part in educational conferences, workshops, and networking opportunities to stay updated on key topics affecting the health and wellbeing of children and their families throughout Illinois.

Join Our Events

Advocating for Children in Illinois

ICAAP's 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.

Join the Illinois Chapter Today!

Support our continuing education initiatives, programs, and advocacy by becoming a member today.

Professional Networking

Professional Networking

Continuing Education Opportunities

Continuing Education Opportunities

Comprehensive Resources

Comprehensive Resources

Who Can Join?

Any person interested in the health of Illinois' children are invited to join ICAAP.

  • Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Allied health professionals
  • Non-health professionals

 Your membership helps ICAAP to provide the community outreach needed for:

  • Immunizations
  • Medical homes
  • Oral health
  • Obesity prevention
  • Housing
  • Adolescent health
  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Childhood literacy
  • And more!

Donate Today

Membership dues only fund 20% of ICAAP’s critical work. Donate to support ICAAP and make children a priority in Illinois!