Advocacy Training Session for Child Health Providers 12/1

Nebraska AAP and the Nebraska Regional Council of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry invite you to hone your advocacy skills at two online training sessions. These sessions are open to all NEAAP and ROCAP members as well as medical students and residents.

The next session, December 1 from 6-7 PM, will feature former Senator Sara Howard providing a lawmaker perspective on to help sharpen your skills and increase your advocacy effectiveness.

We hope you will join us.

2022 Advocacy Sessions - 12/1

Spring Conference

This event, co-hosted by the Nebraska Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (NE AAP) and the Nebraska Regional Council of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ROCAP), is open to all pediatric healthcare providers. This interactive session with provide an in-depth look at the assessment, evaluation and treatment of pediatric sleep behaviors and disorders from both a medical and behavioral health perspective through presented information interspersed with interactive, interdisciplinary group discussions of relevant case studies.

  • 2:30 PM – Nebraska Chapter, AAP Member Meeting
  • 3:00 PM – Medical and Behavioral Evaluation and Treatment of Childhood Sleep Disorders
  • 6:00 PM – Reception
  • 6:30 PM – Networking Dinner


Brett Kuhn, Ph.D., C.BSM – a licensed psychologist and Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics & Rehabilitation and University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Kuhn is certified in behavioral sleep medicine (C.BSM) by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). He served on the AASM sponsored committee to create the national standards of practice for children with bedtime resistance and night time awakenings. He currently directs the behavioral sleep medicine clinic at the Children’s Sleep Disorders Center in Omaha.

Casey Burg, MD – is an Associate Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology at University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, where he is also assistant director of the UNMC Sleep Medicine Fellowship program. Dr. Burg also serves as the interim division chief of Children’s Hospital and Medical Center’s department of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine and is a member of the Neuromuscular Multidisciplinary clinic.

CME Accreditation:

The Metro Omaha Medical Society designates this conference for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Nebraska Medical Association (NMA) through the joint provider-ship of the Metro Omaha Medical Society and the Nebraska Chapter, AAP and Nebraska Regional Council of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

The Metro Omaha Medical Society is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Fall Conference

October 19, 2018

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
8200 Dodge St
Omaha, NE

Friday, October 19
8 AM – 4 PM
Glow Auditorium

Mark your calendar and plan to attend.  We are pleased to announce that Mark Del Monte, JD the interim CEO/Executive Vice President of the American Academy of Physicians, will be the keynote speaker in the morning focusing the issues most impacting children today and how to advocate for the health of all children.

The morning will also take a closer look at two of these issues from a Nebraska perspective – immigration and gun safety and highlight ways to make a positive impact.

The afternoon session will feature a series of 30-minute pediatric-subspecialty updates and provide a Nebraska Chapter, AAP update.

To view agenda, register, and learn more, click here!

Building Bridges – Home Visitation

In November, 2013, the Nebraska Chapter was awarded a one year grant to Build Bridges between Home Visitation and Pediatrics in Nebraska. This grant follows a successful Phase I of the Building Bridges project in 2013, where the chapter made connections among Early Childhood Professionals and pediatricians. The grant will run through 2014.