The premier organization for pediatric academicians' career development.

The Academic Pediatric Association's mission is to nurture the academic success and career development of child health professionals engaged in research, advocacy, improvement science and educational scholarship to enhance the health and well-being, particularly those most vulnerable.  The APA serves as an inclusive and longitudinal academic home for its members.

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News from APA and our members

Dr. Elena Fuentes-Afflick Announced as 2023 Joseph W. St. Geme Jr. Leadership Award Recipient

2023 JOSEPH W. ST. GEME, JR. LEADERSHIP AWARD RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED McLean, VA – Pediatrician Dr.…

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2023 QI Conference Registration is Open!

About The QI Conference participants will engage in highly interactive breakout sessions led by leaders…

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Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2023 – Call for Top 10 Articles Nominations

  Call for Top 10 Articles Presenter Nominations   As the undisputed highlight of the…

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Collaborate, learn and network with colleagues at regional meetings.

Collaborate, learn and network with colleagues at regional meetings.

APA members advance child health, develop skills and scholarship, get mentorship and access to a network of more than 2,000 academic colleagues.

APA Resources by Career Level

APA has professional development, networking, mentorship and recognition opportunities for every career level.

Including medical students, residents and fellows.

Including fellows and assistant professors.

Including assistant professors, associate professors and professors.

Including professors, emeritus and department leaders.