Advancing child health through leadership in education, research, patient care and advocacy.

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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News from APA and our members

APA is Changing the Way it Recruits New Leaders

July 15, 2021 Dear Members, I hope you are enjoying summer and keeping cool.  I…

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New! Special Memberships for Pediatric Residency Programs!

The APA is excited to share pediatric residency programs can enjoy special membership rates to…

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APA Announces a New Free Career Development Program

APA Catalyst Program This program offers tools to those seeking to enhance their research skills…

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Including assistant professors, associate professors and professors.

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