The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this, AAP shall support the professional needs of its members. Their vision is for all children to reach their full potential. Their core values and beliefs include:
-All children should have ready access to quality pediatric healthcare services in a medical home.
-All decision regarding child healthcare should be made with the best interest of children in mind.
-The most effective delivery system for children is integrated.
-The practice of pediatrics is a thriving and rewarding profession.
-Pediatricians are influential leaders in bringing about improved healthcare systems for children and their families.
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