A Resource for members, and a voice for children

Improving the health and lives of children and adolescents living in West Virginia

Who We Are

The West Virginia American Academy of Pediatrics (WV AAP) is a membership organization of 267 pediatric providers, residents and affiliates who are dedicated to improving the health and lives of children and adolescents living in West Virginia. Formed in 1957, the Chapter serves as a resource for its members, and a voice for children who may not otherwise be heard.

Our Everyday Mission

Our mission is to attain the optimal health and well-being of all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults by uniting and educating pediatricians and facilitating effective partnerships between pediatricians and other child experts and advocates.

Become a member

As a deeply values-driven organization, WV AAP believes and is dedicated to…

  • Caring and advocating for all children and providers.
  • Following evidence-based practices as a foundation for our work.
  • Serving as reliable and credible source of information.
  • Educating our members, patients, and policy makers.
    Working in partnership with other organizations.


Leading With Core Values

Advancing Child Health and Wellbeing

We will champion, support, and partner on initiatives to ensure healthy children, families, and communities.

and Awareness

We're a credible voice and partner in advancing effective policy solutions at the state, community, and federal levels.

Growth, Value and Engagement

We will strategically focus on enhancing membership value, engagement, and growth.

Chapter Governance, Structure, and Sustainability

We will have optimal governance, staffing, and financial sustainability practices in place to achieve our mission and excel.