Last updated on: 7/12/2018 | Author: ProCon.org

American College of Pediatricians Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of July 12, 2018

Description:

“The American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) is a national organization of pediatricians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the health and well-being of children. Formed in 2002, the College is committed to fulfilling its mission by producing sound policy, based upon the best available research, to assist parents and to influence society in the endeavor of childrearing. Membership is open to qualifying healthcare professionals who share the College’s Mission, Vision and Values. The College currently has members in 47 states, and several countries outside of the US. The College is a not-for-profit corporation organized for scientific and educational purposes, exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.”

“About Us,” acpeds.org/about-us (accessed July 12, 2018)

Mission:

“The Mission of the American College of Pediatricians is to enable all children to reach their optimal physical and emotional health and well-being. To this end, we recognize the basic father-mother family unit, within the context of marriage, to be the optimal setting for childhood development, but pledge our support to all children, regardless of their circumstances.”

“About Us,” acpeds.org/about-us (accessed July 12, 2018)

Other:
None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Euthanasia Acceptable for Severely Ill Infants?