Maryland Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
The Maryland Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (MDAAP) is a recognized 501(c) 6 organization in Maryland. Since the inception of MDAAP in 1950, the organization has had a long and distinguished history of advocacy and support of Maryland children and their health care needs. The mission "to support and encourage pediatricians in the promotion of optimal health for all of Maryland's children and adolescents" speaks to the commitment to the health and well-being of all children. The MDAAP initiates and supports numerous programs that respond to the needs of children. Through collaborative and creative programming with other public and private agencies throughout Maryland, MDAAP continues to be an agent for positive change in the lives of children.