American Academy of Pediatrics, New Jersey Chapter (AAP/NJ)

Street / PO Box:: 
3836 Quakerbridge Road - Suite 108
City: 
Hamilton
State: 
NJ
Zip: 
08619
Contact Email: 
bmulder@aapnj.org
Phone: 
609-842-0014
Fax: 
609-842-0015
Description: 
The Pediatric Council on Research and Education (PCORE) is the quality improvement arm of the American Academy of Pediatrics, New Jersey Chapter (AAP/NJ) that is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of children in the state of New Jersey. PCORE 's mission is accomplished by working to improve health policies and practices, and to educate parents and primary care providers on preventative health topics within the context of a Medical Home framework. PCORE and its successful partnerships with local and state agencies help promote wellness and prevent illness, abuse, and neglect among children in New Jersey. The Pediatric Council on Research and Education (PCORE), established in 1999, is the quality improvement arm of the American Academy of Pediatrics/New Jersey Chapter (AAP/NJ) that is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of children in the state of New Jersey. PCORE uses office-based interventions to help primary care providers and staff better understand and address major public health concerns, including lead screening, immunizations, postpartum depression, child abuse and neglect, psychosocial development, obesity, and asthma. Through proactive office systems change and collaboration with families and public and private partners, PCORE has demonstrated positive results in each of these areas.