Dr. Harry Pellman went to medical school at the University of Illinois, interned at LA County-USC Medical Center and Pediatric Residency at the University of Illinois Research Hospital. After two years in the US Army, Dr. Pellman joined Edinger Medical Group. At Edinger Medical Group his duties included patient care, teaching, and both clinical and pharmaceutically-sponsored research. He is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at UCI and has been extensively involved in the AAP-OC, serving in all officer categories in California Chapter 4, AAP, including President. He is the AAP CA Chapter 4 Coordinator to the national AAP in both the PROS Committee and the Breastfeeding Section. He is also a member of both the AAP Infectious Disease Section and Breastfeeding Section. He has been CME Chairman of California Chapter 4, AAP since 1992 and has been a member since 1992 and now Co-Chairs the District 9, AAP CME Committee. His pediatric passions include providing quality up-to-date pediatric education, teaching about middle ear disease, vaccines, and asthma, including writing and extensively speaking on these subjects. Another passion includes trying to bring the pharmaceutical industry, teaching centers, the FDA, and ethicists together to provide quality education to providers to optimize patient care delivery by building bridges between these groups. He is married with five daughters and 5 grandchildren (four of them girls!).