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The Academic Pediatric Association serves as the academic home for child health professionals that ensure optimal health and well-being for all children, particularly those most vulnerable.

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Advancing Pediatric Educator EXcellence Teaching Program Application Process Now Open!

The Advancing Pediatric Educator eXcellence (APEX) Teaching Program is now accepting applications for the new…

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Join CORNET Leadership

Join CORNET Leadership The COntinuity Research NETwork (CORNET), the national, practice-based research network of more…

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Don’t Miss this Important PAS Workshop on October 12: Writing Abstracts that Will be Accepted

Join APA leaders for Pulling Back the Curtain on the Peer Review Process for National…

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