Professional Activities

Professional recognition, Honors, Awards, etc.:
2011 Ethics In Business Award, New Mexico
2010, 2012, 2013 Best Doctors in America
2010-2014Who is Who
2010 HRSA- Maternal and Child Health Bureau – “Champion in the Field of Maternal and Child Health within States and Jurisdictions” in recognition of excellence in improving systems of care for children with special health care needs and their families in the state of New Mexico.
2009 Best Doctors in America – Nomination
2009 Who is Who –Nomination
2009-2013 Best Doctors – Top Doctors in Albuquerque. Chosen by
Fellow Docs as the Best in their Specialty. Albuquerque Magazine March 2009
2008 Employee of the Month University Hospital- University of New  Mexico Health Science Center.
2008 Calvin Cia Community Award – American Academy of Pediatrics.
2007 Best Doctors – Top Doctors in Albuquerque. Chosen by Fellow Docs as the Best in their Specialty. Albuquerque Magazine  March 2007
2006 Protection & Advocacy of New Mexico – Recognition for  Professional contributions for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
2006 Best Doctors – Top Doctors in Albuquerque. Chosen by Fellow Docs as the Best in their Specialty. Albuquerque Magazine March 2006
Recognized by University of New Mexico Physician AssistantsTraining Program for “Excellence in Student Teaching.”  August 14, 2004
Champion in Healthcare. Recognition by Parents for Behaviorally Different Children. May 28th, 2004,
Albuquerque, NM
Humanism in Medicine Nominee National Recognition AACM 2003
Key Note Speaker : “White Coat Ceremony.” Presentation to incoming class of medical students. 2003
“Best Doctors in America"     1998-2003 Selected Honored Member of the National
Directory of    "Who is Who in Executives and Professionals 1994, 2000."
“Quien es Quien in U.S. Medical Care" 1993/1994/2000 John P. McGovern Outstanding Teaching Award. Single recognition given to the outstanding Teacher in Clinical Sciences in the Medical School. 1989
American Academy of Family Physicians Participation as an Active Teacher in Family Practice. 1988
Dean's Teaching Excellence List. 1987-1990
The Outstanding Clinical Teaching
Award for the Department of Pediatrics.
Teaching Excellence Award 1985 Recognized by
 fellow residents.
Valedictorian - Jesuit High School
Valedictorian - Jesuit Junior High

Memberships in Professional Societies & Organizations:
American Academy of Pediatrics - Fellow 1990- American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children 1986 - 1990
American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 1990 - 1995, 1998
Association for the Care of Children's Health (ACCH) 1991
New Mexico Pediatric Society - Chairman, Committee on Children with    Handicaps 1990-2007
New Mexico Pediatric Society – Member at Large of Executive Committee Oct 2004
Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics –Member 2000
American Academy of Pediatrics - Section Membership
-Committee on Children with Disabilities 1987
-Member Section on Hospice and Palliative Care 2011
- Member National Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of
Child and Family Health 1994-2000
Greater Albuquerque Medical Association 1990
New Mexico Medical Association 1990-
Ambulatory Pediatric Association 1988 - 1992
Texas Pediatric Society - Committee on Parenting 87-90
Texas Pediatric Society - Committee on Children with Handicaps 86-90
Harris County Medical Society 85-90
Houston Pediatric Society 85-90
Texas Medical Association 1985-1990
PSR Physicians for Social Responsibility, 1996
NADD National Association of Dual Diagnosis, 1997
AAMR American Association on Mental Retardation 1997
Society of Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics 1999

Other Extramural Professional Activities:
Coach assistant for soccer youth league 1987-1995
Team physician soccer league 1990-1998
Rio Rancho High School Team Physician 1997-2004
Volunteer at Saint Martin Hospitality Center 1994-2004



Javier Aceves



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  • DEPARTMENTDepartment of Pediatrics
    University of New Mexico