For Clinicians

To better collect data for the MS Division of Medicaid, the MSAAP is asking that Medicaid Providers who have issues or concerns to submit an Issue Form. This does not replace the channel of communication between the MCO and the Provider.

SBA Required Documents
Paycheck Protection Program Loan Application

The American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended screening for poverty and related issues as part of its commitment to providing optimal health care to children. The Mississippi Chapter is equally committed to providing support to its members, and has compiled a comprehensive list of poverty related referral resources, to aid in following the AAP’s recommendation.

Follow this link to access and download this resource: gallery/connecting families to state and local resources in mississippi.pdf

Bright Futures health promotion and disease prevention program for pediatricians.

UMMC Child Access to Mental Health & Psychiatry
CHAMP Program Brochure

The Mississippi Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics supports childhood and adolescent immunizations and hopes to help educate parents and the community about the benefits of childhood immunization. We work to assure parents that extensive research over the past 10 years has found NO medical or scientific research showing that immunizations cause childhood developmental problems, including autism spectrum disorder. Click below to be linked to resources about the safety and efficacy of immunizations.

Unity for Adolescent Vaccination:

Don’t Wait – Vaccinate Toolkit:

Immunization Action Coalition:

MS State Department of Health:,0,71.html

American Academy of Pediatrics:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Immunizations for Public Health:

HPV resources are available to help pediatricians converse with their patients about the HPV vaccine. Visit
Pediatricians can lay out evidence to allay fears over HPV vaccine
Why HPV vaccination can’t wait

The Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition offers families a comprehensive approach to weight management. The Center has programs for both the prevention and treatment of overweight children.

Childhood Obesity Project at UMMC

American Academy of Pediatrics:

Nationwide Children’s:

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:

Mississippi State Department of Health, Office of Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity:,0,289.html

Mississippi Kids Count: Mississippi Indicators of Child, Family, and Community Health:

Hospitals and clinics can ensure day-to-day emergency preparedness and promote disaster readiness for children by taking steps to have the appropriate resources (eg, equipment, medications, policies and personnel) and professional education necessary to provide effective pediatric emergency care. Evidence shows that these efforts will improve pediatric readiness in all hospital settings and communities.

From the ACLS training center, a Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies Algorithm.