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Latest AAP Policy

AAP Policy brings together a constellation of policy documents from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Policy Statements, Clinical Reports, Clinical Practice Guidelines, Technical Reports, and can now be found in one location.
Madeline M. Joseph, MD, FAAP, FACEP; Prashant Mahajan, MD, MPH, MBA; Sally K. Snow, BSN, RN, CPEN, FAEN; Brandon C. Ku, MD; Mohsen Saidinejad, MD, MS, MBA; COMMITTEE ON PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, the AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE COMMITTEE, and the EMERGENCY NURSES ASSOCIATION PEDIATRIC COMMITTEE; COMMITTEE ON PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, the AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE COMMITTEE, and the EMERGENCY NURSES ASSOCIATION PEDIATRIC COMMITTEE ; Gregory P. Conners, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAP; James Callahan, MD, FAAP; Toni Gross, MD, MPH, FAAP; Lois Lee, MD, MPH, FAAP; Elizabeth Mack, MD, MS, FAAP; Jennifer Marin, MD, MSc, FAAP; Suzan Mazor, MD, FAAP; Ronald Paul, MD, FAAP; Nathan Timm, MD, FAAP; Mark Cicero, MD, FAAP; Ann Dietrich, MD, FACEP; Andrew Eisenberg, MD, MHA; Mary Fallat, MD, FAAP; Patricia Fanflik, PhD, MFT, MS; Cynthia Wright Johnson, MSN, RN; Sara Kinsman, MD, PhD, FAAP; Cynthiana Lightfoot, BFA, NRP; Charles Macias, MD, MPH, FAAP; Diane Pilkey, RN, MPH; Katherine Remick, MD, FAAP; Sam Shahid, MBBS, MPH; Elizabeth Stone, RN, PhD, CPEN; Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, FAAP; Javier Gonzalez del Rey, MD, MEd, FAAP; Brian Moore, MD, FAAP; Ann M. Dietrich, MD; Kiyetta H. Alade, MD; Christopher S. Amato, MD; Zaza Atanelov, MD; Marc Auerbach, MD; Isabel A. Barata, MD, FACEP; Lee S. Benjamin, MD, FACEP; Kathleen T. Berg, MD; Kathleen Brown, MD, FACEP; Cindy Chang, MD; Jessica Chow, MD; Corrie E. Chumpitazi, MD, MS, FACEP; Ilene A. Claudius, MD, FACEP; Joshua Easter, MD; Ashley Foster, MD; Sean M. Fox, MD, FACEP; Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP; Michael J. Gerardi, MD, FACEP; Jeffrey M. Goodloe, MD, FACEP (Board Liaison); Melanie Heniff, MD, JD, FAAP, FACEP; James (Jim) L. Homme, MD, FACEP; Paul T. Ishimine, MD, FACEP; Susan D. John, MD; Samuel Hiu-Fung Lam, MD, MPH, RDMS, FACEP; Simone L. Lawson, MD; Moon O. Lee, MD, FACEP; Joyce Li, MD; Sophia D. Lin, MD; Dyllon Ivy Martini, MD; Larry Bruce Mellick, MD, FACEP; Donna Mendez, MD; Emory M. Petrack, MD, FACEP; Lauren Rice, MD; Emily A. Rose, MD, FACEP; Timothy Ruttan, MD, FACEP; Genevieve Santillanes, MD, FACEP; Joelle N. Simpson, MD, MPH, FACEP; Shyam M. Sivasankar, MD; Daniel Slubowski, MD; Annalise Sorrentino, MD, FACEP; Michael J. Stoner, MD, FACEP; Carmen D. Sulton, MD, FACEP; Jonathan H. Valente, MD, FACEP; Samreen Vora, MD, FACEP; Jessica J. Wall, MD; Dina Wallin, MD, FACEP; Theresa A. Walls, MD, MPH; Muhammad Waseem, MD, MS; Dale P. Woolridge, MD, PhD, FACEP; Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP, FAAP, FAEMS; Cam Brandt, MS, RN, CEN, CPEN; Krisi M. Kult, BSN, RN, CPEN, CPN; Justin J. Milici, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, TCRN FAEN; Nicholas A. Nelson, MS, RN, CEN, CPEN, CTRN, CCRN, NRP, TCRN; Michele A. Redlo, MSN, MPA, RN, CPEN; Maureen R. Curtis Cooper, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN; Michele Redlo, MSN, MPA, BSN, RN, CPEN; Krisi Kult, BSN, RN, CPEN, CPN; Katherine Logee, MSN, RN, NP, CEN, CPEN, CFRN, CNE, FNP-BC, PNP-BC; Dixie Elizabeth Bryant, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, NE-BC; Maureen Curtis Cooper, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN; Kristen Cline, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CFRN, CTRN, TCRN; Catherine Olson, MSN, RN
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-059674
Madeline M. Joseph, MD, FAAP, FACEP; Prashant Mahajan, MD, MPH, MBA; Sally K. Snow, BSN, RN, CPEN, FAEN; Brandon C. Ku, MD; Mohsen Saidinejad, MD, MS, MBA; the AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS COMMITTEE ON PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE COMMITTEE, and EMERGENCY NURSES ASSOCIATION PEDIATRIC COMMITTEE; AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS COMMITTEE ON PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE COMMITTEE, and EMERGENCY NURSES ASSOCIATION PEDIATRIC COMMITTEE ; Gregory P. Conners, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAP; James Callahan, MD, FAAP; Toni Gross, MD, MPH, FAAP; Lois Lee, MD, MPH, FAAP; Elizabeth Mack, MD, MS, FAAP; Jennifer Marin, MD, MSc, FAAP; Suzan Mazor, MD, FAAP; Ronald Paul, MD, FAAP; Nathan Timm, MD, FAAP; Mark Cicero, MD, FAAP; Ann Dietrich, MD, FACEP; Andrew Eisenberg, MD, MHA; Mary Fallat, MD, FAAP; Patricia Fanflik, PhD, MFT, MS; Cynthia Wright Johnson, MSN, RN; Sara Kinsman, MD, PhD, FAAP; Cynthiana Lightfoot, BFA, NRP; Charles Macias, MD, MPH, FAAP; Diane Pilkey, RN, MPH; Katherine Remick, MD, FAAP; Sam Shahid, MBBS, MPH; Elizabeth Stone, RN, PhD, CPEN; Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, FAAP; Javier Gonzalez del Rey, MD, MEd, FAAP; Brian Moore, MD, FAAP; Sue Tellez; Ann M. Dietrich, MD; Kiyetta H. Alade, MD; Christopher S. Amato, MD; Zaza Atanelov, MD; Marc Auerbach, MD; Isabel A. Barata, MD, FACEP; Lee S. Benjamin, MD, FACEP; Kathleen T. Berg, MD; Kathleen Brown, MD, FACEP; Cindy Chang, MD; Jessica Chow, MD; Corrie E. Chumpitazi, MD, MS, FACEP; Ilene A. Claudius, MD, FACEP; Joshua Easter, MD; Ashley Foster, MD; Sean M. Fox, MD, FACEP; Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP; Michael J. Gerardi, MD, FACEP; Jeffrey M. Goodloe, MD, FACEP (board liaison); Melanie Heniff, MD, JD, FAAP, FACEP; James (Jim) L. Homme, MD, FACEP; Paul T. Ishimine, MD, FACEP; Susan D. John, MD; Madeline M. Joseph, MD, FACEP; Samuel Hiu-Fung Lam, MD, MPH, RDMS, FACEP; Simone L. Lawson, MD; Moon O. Lee, MD, FACEP; Joyce Li, MD; Sophia D. Lin, MD; Dyllon Ivy Martini, MD; Larry Bruce Mellick, MD, FACEP; Donna Mendez, MD; Emory M. Petrack, MD, FACEP; Lauren Rice, MD; Emily A. Rose, MD, FACEP; Timothy Ruttan, MD, FACEP; Genevieve Santillanes, MD, FACEP; Joelle N. Simpson, MD, MPH, FACEP; Shyam M. Sivasankar, MD; Daniel Slubowski, MD; Annalise Sorrentino, MD, FACEP; Michael J. Stoner, MD, FACEP; Carmen D. Sulton, MD, FACEP; Jonathan H. Valente, MD, FACEP; Samreen Vora, MD, FACEP; Jessica J. Wall, MD; Dina Wallin, MD, FACEP; Theresa A. Walls, MD, MPH; Muhammad Waseem, MD, MS; Dale P. Woolridge, MD, PhD, FACEP; Sam Shahid, MBBS, MPH; Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP, FAAP, FAEMS; Cam Brandt, MS, RN, CEN, CPEN; Krisi M. Kult, BSN, RN, CPEN, CPN; Justin J. Milici, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, TCRN, FAEN; Nicholas A. Nelson, MS, RN, CEN, CPEN, CTRN, CCRN, NRP, TCRN; Michele A. Redlo, MSN, MPA, RN, CPEN; Maureen R. Curtis Cooper, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN; Michele Redlo, MSN, MPA, BSN, RN, CPEN; Krisi Kult, BSN, RN, CPEN, CPN; Katherine Logee, MSN, RN, NP, CEN, CPEN, CFRN, CNE, FNP-BC, PNP-BC; Dixie Elizabeth Bryant, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, NE-BC; Maureen Curtis Cooper, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN; Kristen Cline, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CFRN, CTRN, TCRN; Catherine Olson, MSN, RN
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-059673
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-059284
Dawn Nolt, MD, MPH, FAAP; Scot Moore, MD, FAAP; Albert C. Yan, MD, FAAP, FAAD; Laura Melnick, MD, FAAP, FAAD; COMMITTEE ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES, COMMITTEE ON PRACTICE AND AMBULATORY MEDICINE, SECTION ON DERMATOLOGY
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-059282
Charles A. Jennissen, MD, FAAP; Gerene M. Denning, PhD; Mary E. Aitken, MD, MPH, FAAP; THE COUNCIL ON INJURY, VIOLENCE, AND POISON PREVENTION
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-059279
Charles A. Jennissen, MD, FAAP; Gerene M. Denning, PhD; Mary E. Aitken, MD, MPH, FAAP; THE COUNCIL ON INJURY, VIOLENCE, AND POISON PREVENTION
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-059280
Shannon L. Carpenter, MD, MS, FAAP; Thomas C. Abshire, MD; Emily Killough, MD, FAAP; James D. Anderst, MD, MS, FAAP; the AAP SECTION ON HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY, THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY, and the AAP COUNCIL ON CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-059277
James Anderst, MD, MSCI, FAAP; Shannon L. Carpenter, MD, MS, FAAP; Thomas C. Abshire, MD; Emily Killough, MD, FAAP; AAP SECTION ON HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY, THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY, THE AAP COUNCIL ON CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT; Consultants; Eneida A. Mendonca, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACMI; Stephen M. Downs, MD, MS, FAAP, FACMI; Section on Hematology/Oncology executive committee, 2020–2021; Cynthia Wetmore, MD, PhD, FAAP, chairperson; Carl Allen, MD, PhD, FAAP; David Dickens, MD, FAAP; James Harper, MD, FAAP; Zora R. Rogers, MD, FAAP; Juhi Jain, MD, FAAP; Anne Warwick, MD, MPH, FAAP; Amber Yates, MD, FAAP; past executive committee members; Jeffrey Hord, MD, FAAP; Jeffrey Lipton, MD, PhD, FAAP; Hope Wilson, MD, FAAP; staff; Suzanne Kirkwood, MS; Council on Child Abuse and Neglect, 2020–2021; Suzanne B. Haney, MD, MS, FAAP, chairperson; Andrea Gottsegen Asnes, MD, FAAP; Amy R. Gavril, MD, MSCI, FAAP; Rebecca Greenlee Girardet, MD, FAAP; Nancy Heavilin, MD, FAAP; Amanda Bird Hoffert Gilmartin, MD, FAAP; Antoinette Laskey, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAP; Stephen A. Messner, MD, FAAP; Bethany Anne Mohr, MD, FAAP; Shalon Marie Nienow, MD, FAAP; Norell Rosado, MD, FAAP; cast Council on Child Abuse and Neglect executive committee members; Sheila M. Idzerda, MD, FAAP; Lori A. Legano, MD, FAAP; Anish Raj, MD; Andrew P. Sirotnak, MD, FAAP; Liaisons; Heather C. Forkey, MD, FAAP; Council on Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care; Brooks Keeshin, MD, FAAP; American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Jennifer Matjasko, PhD; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Heather Edward, MD; Section on Pediatric Trainees; staff; Müge Chavdar, MPH; American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Board of Trustees, 2020–2021; Jorge Di Paola, MD, president; Patrick Leavey, MD, FAAP; Doug Graham, MD, PhD; Caroline Hastings, MD; Nobuko Hijiya, MD; Jeffrey Hord, MD, FAAP; Dana Matthews, MD; Betty Pace, MD; Maria C. Velez, MD, FAAP; Dan Wechsler, MD, PhD; past board members; Amy Billett, MD, FAAP; Linda Stork, MD; staff; Ryan Hooker, MPT
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-059276
Jesse M. Hackell, MD, FAAP; Sheila L. Palevsky, MD, MPH, FAAP; Micah Resnick, MD, FAAP; COMMITTEE ON PRACTICE AND AMBULATORY MEDICINE, COUNCIL ON CLINICAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, SECTION ON EARLY CAREER PHYSICIANS
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-059281
COMMITTEE ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-059274
COMMITTEE ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-059275
COMMITTEE ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-058700
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS; COMMITTEE ON ADOLESCENCE
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-058780
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS; COMMITTEE ON ADOLESCENCE
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-058781
Antoinette Laskey, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAP; Suzanne Haney, MD, MS, FAAP; Sarah Northrop, MD, FAAP; THE COUNCIL ON CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-058879
Mark L. Hudak, MD, FAAP; THE COMMITTEE ON CHILD HEALTH FINANCING
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-058881
Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD, FAAP; Mark L. Hudak, MD, FAAP; Beena G. Sood, MD, MS, FAAP; Stephen A. Pearlman, MD, MSHQS, FAAP; THE COMMITTEE ON CHILD HEALTH FINANCING
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-058882
Julie Story Byerley, MD, MPH, FAAP; Nancy A. Dodson, MD, MPH, FAAP; Tiffany St. Clair, MD, FAAP; Valencia P. Walker, MD, MPH, FAAP; THE COMMITTEE ON PEDIATRIC WORKFORCE
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-058880
Lois K. Lee, MD, MPH; Michael R. Flaherty, DO; Ashley M. Blanchard, MD, MSc; Maneesha Agarwal, MD; THE COUNCIL ON INJURY, VIOLENCE, AND POISON PREVENTION
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-058877
Lois K. Lee, MD, MPH, FAAP; Michael R. Flaherty, DO; Ashley M. Blanchard, MD, MSc, FAAP; Maneesha Agarwal, MD, FAAP; THE COUNCIL ON INJURY, VIOLENCE, AND POISON PREVENTION
Doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-058878
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