About Us

Who are we?

The Nebraska chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. We are the medical association for the more than 200+ primary care and specialist pediatricians in the state of Nebraska. Our organization works at the local, state, and national level to promote the health and well being of infants, children, and adolescents.


Why Join? The Nebraska Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics provides members with the tools and resources to support practicing the best possible pediatric medicine. Membership opportunities are available to pediatricians, pediatric medical sub-specialists and pediatric surgical specialists. The Nebraska AAP provides services and news to keep you up-to-date and informed. As a member, you … Continue reading Membership

Chapter Leadership

Chapter Officers President Cindy Ellis, MD (Omaha) Cindy Ellis, MD began her two-year term on July 1, 2018. She is a Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Director of Developmental Medicine at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics and … Continue reading Chapter Leadership


Our Mission is To promote the physical, mental, and social health of all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. To foster camaraderie and cooperation among pediatricians and pediatric sub-specialists within the state for the advancement of the practice of pediatrics. To engage in child advocacy efforts, education, and service to improve the systems that serve … Continue reading Mission