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Jilda Vargus-Adams, MD MPH, President, AACPDM
Jilda Vargus-Adams, MD MSc

Hey there, hi there, ho there!  You’re as welcome as can be? {See what I did there?  Just a quick taste of what might be in store in Anaheim in a few short months!} Greetings from your Academy president!  I am so excited to make a brief report on what your Academy has been doing recently.

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2019 AACPDM Election is Now Open!

    Time to Cast Your Ballot!
    Vote now through August 30, 2019

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Registration is open for the Combined 73rd AACPDM Annual and 2nd IAACD Triannual Meeting September 18-21, 2019, in Anaheim, California! To learn more about available instructional courses, networking events, accommodations, travel arrangements and to register for this year's meeting...Read More

AusACPDM 2020 Abstract Submissions

Abstract submissions for 10th Biennial AusACPDM Conference 2020 are now open and close 5pm AEST 29 July 2019. Submissions are being sought for free papers, posters (paper and electronic), workshops, breakfast sessions and PhD platform presentations on the following topics:

Conditions including, but not limited...Read More

CP NOW Sponsors New RFA for CPRN

CP NOW, a non-profit focused on cerebral palsy education and...Read More

House passes changes to Americans With Disabilities Act

On February 15th, the House passed legislation that would amend the Americans With Disabilities Act over objections from disability rights advocates and Democratic leaders, who warned that the bill would remove incentives for businesses to comply with the law.

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The US Senate’s new budget deal funds CHIP for a full decade

For at least the next 10 years, families in the US Children’s Health Insurance Program shouldn’t have to worry about the money running out again.

Senate leaders announced on Wednesday that, as part of a broader budget agreement, they would lengthen the six-year funding extension for CHIP that Congress passed...Read More

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