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Whiteman, MD, Starts New Leadership Role With AAP


Paula Whiteman, MD

Paula Whiteman, MD, a clinical assistant professor of Emergency Medicine, recently began serving as the District Vice Chairperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), District IX. She began her three-year term on Jan. 1.

The AAP, whose mission is to attain optimal physical, mental and social health and wellbeing for infants, children, adolescents and young adults, is divided into ten national districts. District IX is the state of California, which represents more than 5,000 board-certified pediatricians.

Whiteman previously served from 2014-2016 as president of the AAP, California Chapter 2, which includes areas between Long Beach to San Luis Obispo.