Illinois Pediatrician

Illinois Pediatrician is a publication for ICAAP members and is published twice yearly. Some of the topics in these issues include project reports, clinical updates, advocacy overviews, and more. If you have suggested topics and are interested in submitting an article for inclusion, please contact Zach Hiner.

For access to past issues of Illinois Pediatrician, please contact Cindy Ogrin.

ICAAPlets Weekly Email

ICAAPlets is ICAAP's weekly email update to members and friends sent every Wednesday. Topics include advocacy updates, CME opportunities, upcoming events, recent news in pediatric health and more.

ICAAP Statements and Press Releases

From time to time, ICAAP will react to news items or proactively send out press releases to the media regarding upcoming ICAAP events, and ongoing projects.  If you ever want access to previous media releases from ICAAP, please contact Cindy Ogrin.

Recent Press Releases:

At the beginning of September, ICAAP recognized Suicide Prevention Month with this press release, sharing information about ways that providers and parents can help recognize and prevent cases of pediatric suicide.

Members in the News:

Deanna Behrens, MD, FAAP and member of ICAAP's Refugee Immigrant Child Health Initiative, wrote this op-ed that was published in the Chicago Tribune. Dr. Behrens was reacting to the recent death of an asylum-seeking child who was being sent from Texas to Illinois.

"We need to speak out at the state and federal level against policies that harm children. And we need to continue to show support for the policies that make our community a sanctuary for these children and provide them with necessary and appropriate medical care."

- Dr. Deanna Behrens, MD, FAAP

Chicago Tribune: Deanna Behrens: Give young asylum-seekers access to pediatric care before more children die

Previous Examples of ICAAP Members in the Media

ICAAP Financial Information

View ICAAP's 2021 Audit, Single Audit, and 990.