Arkansas Chapter

American Academy of Pediatrics

Dedicated to the health of all children

The Arkansas Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is the state’s membership organization for pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. ARAAP is a local Chapter of, though separately incorporated from, the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Our Mission

The Arkansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics’ mission is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all children in Arkansas through advocacy, service, and professional support of its members.

Our Vision

Children have optimal health and well-being and are valued by society. Academy members practice the highest-quality health care and experience professional satisfaction and personal well-being.

Join Us

Arkansas AAP Committees

One of the best ways to get involved in Chapter activities is to join a committee. The Arkansas AAP Committees represent the spectrum of pediatrics and the committees would appreciate your input.

The availability to teleconference is now a standard option for those who cannot travel, providing the convenience of home or office participation.


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Working to Address Serious Issues Facing Arkansas Children

ARAAP advocates for public policies and implements grants that improve child health outcomes.

Get In Touch

Contact the Arkansas Chapter AAP

Anna Strong, MPH, MPS
Executive Director

PO Box 251182
Little Rock, AR 72225