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American College of Pediatricians (ACP) Biography

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No position found as of July 2005

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Description:

“The American College of Pediatricians is a national organization of pediatricians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the health and well-being of children. Formed in 2002, the College is committed to fulfilling its mission as outlined in the statements below. Membership in the College is open to qualifying healthcare professionals who share the College’s Mission, Vision and Values.”

“About Us,” ACP website (accessed Oct. 26, 2007)

Mission:

“The Mission of the American College of Pediatricians is to enable all children to reach their optimal physical and emotional health and well-being. To this end, we recognize the basic father-mother family unit, within the context of marriage, to be the optimal setting for childhood development, but pledge our support to all children, regardless of their circumstances.”

“Mission of the College,” ACP website (accessed Oct. 26, 2007)

Other:
501(c)(3)
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