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Our Mission


To be the leading authority, advocate and voice for the health of Virginia’s children and for the profession of pediatrics.



The mission of the Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics is the attainment of optimal health, safety and well-being of Virginia’s children and promotion of pediatricians as the best qualified of all health professionals to provide child health care.

Note: Use of the term “children” refers to infants, children, adolescents, and young adults; use of the term “pediatrician” refers to the primary care pediatrician, pediatric sub specialist and surgical specialist.

Interested in getting involved?  Every member makes a difference.  You can have a role as small or as big as you want!  Our strength resides in our ability to mobilize and work together.  We are a resource for each other.


Find your interest. Share your skills. Make a difference.

Contact our Executive Director, to find a role that fits your interests and availability.