Child Advocacy Program

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At the University of Virginia, advocating for our patients − on an individual basis, within the community, or to the legislature − is an integral part of patient care and our residency training program.

We invite you to explore our site to learn more about child advocacy efforts and progress at the University of Virginia, across our state, and at the national level.

Features to Explore

In the News &
The Child Advocate
Catch up on the latest efforts to inform and influence child health policy and exciting ways our community is advocating for children’s health
Resident AdvocacyExplore opportunities for physicians in training to learn about and become involved in child advocacy
CHAP (Child Health Advocacy Programs)Learn about services provided by the UVA program and efforts to expand across the state
Legislative ResourcesIdentify your local representatives and issues in the forefront of child advocacy