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.

The Latest from APA

News from APA and our members

Soliciting Nominations for APA 2024 Election

The APA Nominating Committee is seeking applications for consideration in the nominating process for key…

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2023 Election Results

We are excited to share the 2023 election results. Thank you to everyone who voted…

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Announcing the 2023 George Armstrong, Miller Sarkin, Pillar, Abstract and YIA Awardees!

We are excited to share the 2023 APA George Armstrong, Miller-Sarkin, Pillar, Abstract, and Young…

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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.