UMMS Affiliation

Department of Pediatrics



Document Type


Medical Subject Headings

Mental Health; Mental Health Services; Child




The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a national organization comprising more than 62,000 members, 66 state and local chapters, 29 national committees, 49 sections, 9 councils, and staff of approximately 400. On July 28, 2011, the AAP Mental Health Initiatives hosted a preconference on “Embracing Mental Health Care: Lessons Learned for Success” in Chicago, IL. The goal was to empower pediatricians to address the health and well-being of children and youth with mental health concerns.


This summary report was prepared by Jeffrey Brown, MD, MPH, CPE, FAAP, and David Keller, MD, FAAP.

Citation: J Brown and DM Keller. Embracing Mental Health Care: Learned for Success. Meeting Summary prepared for American Academy of Pediatrics. (July 28, 2011). Link to report on publisher's preconference website

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