The Academy and its members recently were featured as advocates for child health and safety in national and local media.
• Danette S. Glassy, M.D., FAAP, president of the AAP Washington Chapter, co-authored a letter to the editor in the June 6 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. The letter addressed changes lawmakers were considering in children’s health care.
• Jordan Metzl, M.D., FAAP, discussed AAP recommendations for youth sports in a segment about baseball and softball injuries on the CBS News “Saturday Early Show” June 9.
• Donald Cook, M.D., FAAP, AAP past president, was quoted in a June 10 Denver Post story on TV violence.
• David Kaplan, M.D., FAAP, chair of the AAP Committee on Adolescence, was quoted in the June 11 Los Angeles Times about an AAP recommendation that pediatricians ask patients about sexual abuse. Dr. Kaplan also talked with representatives from several other publications, including...