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Together on Behalf of All Children

Moira Szilagyi, MD, PhD, FAAP

AAP President-Elect

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Meet Moira Szilagyi, MD, PhD, FAAP

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A primary care pediatrician, advocate, educator and Professor of Pediatrics at UCLA, Dr. Szilagyi has devoted her career to caring for underserved and vulnerable children, especially children and adolescents in foster care.  She has expertise in childhood trauma, resilience, parenting and attachment.

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“Our country’s 75,000,000 children represent only 20% of our population, but they are 100% of our future.”

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Stepping Forward

Explore my plan of action as an advocate for children, families, and pediatricians


Promote better outcomes for children, families, and physicians


Leverage data to justify adequate and fair compensation


Enrich our advocacy efforts on behalf of all children

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“I vow to expand the work in trauma-informed care in partnership with the AAP and its chapters.”

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Doctors' Notes

Read the latest blog posts on child advocacy and trends in medicine.

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