About Us

Welcome to the website of the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The Maine Chapter, AAP is a membership organization of 220 pediatricians and subspecialists who are dedicated to fulfilling the Chapter’s mission: to improve the lives of children and adolescents in Maine.

The Chapter supports the achievement of this mission through the following activities:

  • Provide members with the best tools, skills and knowledge to remain the best qualified health professionals who deliver care to infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Participate in forums in which issues of importance to children and pediatricians are addressed.
  • Work with individuals, government and non-governmental organizations to secure access to and delivery of high quality care in a medical home for all children.
  • Monitor the effect of changes to the health care delivery system on children and pediatricians.
  • Provide opportunities for members to get involved in committees, programs and initiatives at national AAP.