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Some Current New York Chapter 2 Activities:

Advocate for passage of New York City wide, and soon to be statewide, controls on e-cigarettes including banning e-cigarette sale to minors.
Continue to advocate for our revised and reintroduced Maternal Depression legislation to allow pediatricians to screen Moms for maternal depression and to get paid for it.
Fight for fair payment for immunization and immunization through legislation and work with insurers with our Pediatric Councils.
Continue to work with insurers through our Chapter 2 Pediatric Council to make sure pediatricians get fairly paid for the work they are doing.
Offer Chapter 2 members local educational opportunities. Dinner Conferences on ICD-10 Implementation and Developmental Disabilities will be announced soon.
Provide opportunities for members to work on pediatric issues important to them and their practice of medicine through development of SPS and participation in many active Chapter 2 Committees.
Support our members in their work to raise grant funds for programs in their communities.
Speak out on major issues like children in poverty, the increase in homeless families, children's unmet need for mental health services including services in the primary care setting, the erosion of herd immunity due to parental vaccine hesitancy, environmental concerns including fracking, chemicals in home fabrics and cosmetics, and increases in asthma, diabetes and obesity in children, the increases in substance abuse of prescription drugs, as well as the recent turn toward heroine.
Advocate for physicians adversely affected by the ACA. 
Advocate for Children and Pediatrics in Albany and in Washington.


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