The Hub for Children’s Health in Orange County

American Academy of Pediatrics-Orange County Chapter provides evidence-based recommendations for child health to pediatricians, parents, professionals and public policy makers.

AAP-OC Statement on the Resignation of OC Public Health Officer, Nichole Quick, MD

The AAP-OC Chapter and its members speak out in support of Nichole Quick, MD, the Orange County Public Health Officer, and we are saddened by the circumstances prompting her resignation. This is a great loss for our community.

If you would like to add your name to the statement, please submit your name below. We will update the official statement regularly.


AAP-OC Initiatives

School Readiness Nurse Initiative Program

Reach Out and Read is an evidence based model to promote early literacy and school readiness in the pediatric exam room by giving new books to children.

No Child Hungry

“No Child Hungry: Pediatricians Promoting Food Security” is an 18 month project funded by the National AAP to help eliminate hunger in Orange County.

Developmental Screenings

Development screening helps parents and caregivers identify children with developmental risks.

Accident and Injury Prevention

From baby seats to teen driving, physicians care about the safety and well-being of our children.

School Health Program

The School Health Initiative strengthens connections between local pediatricians, schools, and community resources.

School Readiness Nurse Initiative Program

Early identification of risk factors and emerging health concerns play a critical role in meeting children’s health needs.