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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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Message from APA’s President, Dr. Latha Chandran, Week of October 19, 2020

October 20, 2020 Dear members of the APA, We have all had to deal with…

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APA’s October Featured Blog: The APA’s Health Policy Scholars Program

APA’s Health Policy Scholar’s Blog Lois K. Lee, MD, MPH; Lauren Gambill, MD, MPA; Lenore…

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Advancing Pediatric Education Excellence Teaching Program Application Process NOW Open!

Limited space is now available for the Advancing Pediatric Educator eXcellence (APEX) Teaching Program’s new…

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