American College of Pediatricians

The American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) is a medical association of pediatricians and other pediatric healthcare professionals in the United States. The College was founded in 2002 by a group of pediatricians, including former president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Dr. Joseph Zanga, concerned about the AAP's stances on a number of issues. [1] The College produces policy statements on child development to assist parents and to influence society in the endeavor of childrearing.[2] The American College of Pediatricians also provides continuing medical education to physicians.

Objectives of the College

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Issue positions

The positions taken by the American College of Pediatricians are socially conservative. These positions include:

[2]"About us" at www.acpeds.org

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