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

Celebrating the 2024 APA Award Winners

Join us in celebrating the academic accomplishments of the 2024 APA Award winners. View their…

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Pediatric Global Health Fellowship Educators Group 3rd Annual PAS Meeting

Are you a pediatric trainee interested in pursuing a career in global health? Are you…

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Join a Pillar Meeting at PAS 2024!

Please see below for the schedule of each APA Pillar Meeting. Agendas for each event…

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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.