Resources and Links

Chapters and National AAP Website Links

Chapter 2 (Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside; San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura)
Chapter 3 (San Diego and Imperial Counties)
Chapter 4 (Orange County)
District IX (California)

National Resources 


Foster Care Champions

Providers who have special interest and knowledge about their county’s foster care system who are available  if you have questions or problems with providing care for your county’s foster children. 
Alameda County:  Diane Halberg   
Contra Costa County: Abraham Rice   
Del Norte County: Karolina Dembinski   
Fresno County: Phil Hyden
Kings County: Phil Hyden
Madera County: Phil Hyden
Mendocino County: Danielle Dixon  
Merced County: Phil Hyden   
Placer County: Katy Carlsen and Angie Vickers  
Sacramento County: Rachel Weinreb and Angie Vickers  
San Francisco County: Chris Stewart and Jennifer Axelrod
San Mateo County: Harvey Kaplan
Santa Clara County: John Stirling
Solano County: Christina Thomas 
Stanislaus County: Phil Hyden
Tehama County: Sharon Sinclair
Yolo County: Angie Vickers

Mental Health

Teen Depression.  Helps teens understand depression and how it differs from regular sadness. Describes symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping. 

Residency Programs


Specialty Societies


Immunization Resources


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School Health

SHC Sports Concussion Management Project

Sports Concussion Assessment Form

Sports Concussion Care Plan

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