The Massachusetts Chapter of the
American Academy of Pediatrics (MCAAP)
presents its virtual
2021 Annual CME and Business Meeting

Improving Child Health Through A Time of Crisis:
A 2021 Pediatric Toolkit”
May 12th - 4 pm - 7:30 pm

Overall Program Objectives:

  • Attendees will learn ways in which to effectively implement sustainable early childhood mental and behavioral co-location and integration models within their practice during the COVID-19 era.
  • Attendees with learn about effective tools used to navigate school reopening.
  • Attendees will learn how to integrate practices for addressing race and equity in practice.
  • Attendees will learn how to identify and address physician/pediatrician burnout and tools for resilience.

Program Topics and Speakers:

  • Integrated Early Childhood Behavioral Health in Primary Care Pediatrics: Feasibility, Fidelity and Sustainability in the COVID-19 Era – Rahil Briggs, PsyD, National Director of HealthySteps, a program of ZERO TO THREE

  • School Reopening: Tools and Lessons Learned – Lloyd Fisher, MD, FAAP, MCAAP President
  • How Do Pediatricians Diagnose and Treat Structural Racism in Practice: Case Scenarios – Moderator: Eli Freiman, MD, FAAP, Panelists: Johnye Ballenger, MD, FAAP and Tyler Rainer, MD, FAAP

  • Physician Burnout and Provider Resilience  - Diane Shannon, MD, MPH Principle, Shannon Healthcare Communications

  • This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Massachusetts Chapter of the AAP.  The American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • The AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Click here to access the program outline.

The cost of the program is $25 per person.

Medical students and residents may attend at no cost.

For more information, please contact Cathleen Haggerty at

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If you would like to pay via check, you may make the payment to MCAAP and mail it to:

Cathleen Haggerty
860 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451