About Us

Who are we?

The Nebraska chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. We are the medical association for the more than 300+ 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 Sheilah Snyder, MD (Omaha) Sheilah Snyder, MD practices hospital medicine in Omaha and is board certified in pediatrics. She received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska and completed residency training in pediatrics at Creighton/UNMC. President-Elect Tina Scott-Mordhorst, MD (Omaha) Tina Scott-Mordhorst, MD practices pediatrics in Plattsmouth and is board certified … 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