Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
Massachusetts State House, Nurses Hall, 2nd floor
Pediatric trainees from across Massachusetts, including medical students, residents, fellows, and interested faculty advocating for children in our state.
Bills for 2018 RFDASH:
H. 4109 "An Act to Protect Youth from the Health Risks of Tobacco and Nicotine Addiction"
S. 2128 "An Act Relative To Healthy Youth," related to sex education in MA public schools
H.3610 "An Act temporarily preventing firearm access for extremely dangerous or suicidal individuals," related to gun violence prevention
More information on the 2018 bills:
Tobacco Omnibus Bill
Healthy Youth Bill and Data on MA Sex Education
MA Gun Violence Prevention Coalition, ERPO FAQ and State Gun Laws Scorecard
2018 RFDASH Schedule
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Gun violence prevention and ERPO
Chana Sacks, MD
Prevention of youth tobacco and nicotine use
Jonathan Winickoff, MD
Youth sex education in schools
Traci Brooks, MD
Child Health Advocacy
Carole Allen, MD
Announcements, Photo, Legislative Meeting Groups & Lunch
**Attendees who cannot stay for the afternoon may leave during this time**
Ed Brennan, Esq, MCAAP Legal Counsel
"How to Talk to Legislators 101"
Alex Calcagno, Director of Legislative Relations for the MMS
Group Preparation for Legislative Meetings
RFDASH is made possible by the generous support from the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MCAAP).