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EMA Physician, Paula Whiteman, MD, FACEP, FAAP Elected President of the American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 2 (AAP-CA2) 2014-2016

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paula Whiteman, M. D., FAAP, FACEP, the newly elected President for the American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 2 authored the late resolution, "Ban on Marijuana Advertising that Could be Perceived as Directed to Children." This resolution was ranked #1 by her peers, other chapters and sections at the AAP Annual Leadership Forum (ALF), which took place in March, 2014. The ALF resolutions serve as the priority issues for the AAP to address over the upcoming year.

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"It is truly exciting to have been elected to the position of President of the American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 2. I look forward to serving the general pediatrician and pediatric sub-specialist community as well as to help provide an interface with our EMA sites. EMA has been and continues to be extremely supportive in these endeavors," said Dr. Whiteman.

"We are proud to have a leader in Pediatric Medicine on the Emergent Medical Associates team," stated Dr. Irv Edwards, President of EMA. "We are focused on delivering the best in pediatric care to our communities and Dr. Whiteman is integral to our care mission."

Dr. Whiteman is also the consulting pediatric specialist with the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency and helped develop the Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) standards and Pediatric Medical Center (PMC) standards. These are voluntary hospital designations. Ambulances will preferentially bring sick children to the emergency departments of these hospitals based on those standards.

About American Academy of Pediatrics

The AAP is an organization of pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

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About Emergent Medical Associates

Emergent Medical Associates ("EMA") is the leading provider of emergency care and episodic care management services to patients, communities, physician groups and hospitals throughout the Southwest. Our hospital clients include 20+ sites caring for over 725,000 patients annually. EMA has a proven track record of success for partnering with hospitals to enhance operations, financial performance and efficiency while improving access to, and the quality of care in, its communities. Our highly analytical approach, objective performance measurement and team-orientation create an environment where our physicians thrive, hospitals prosper and patients leave our facilities knowing they were treated in a timely, compassionate and respectful manner.

For more information on EMA, visit:

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EMA and Pacific HealthWorks
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