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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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Federation of Pediatric Organizations (FOPO) Releases Statement on Anti-Asian Hate

The Academic Pediatric Association is a member of the Federation of Pediatric Organizations. On March…

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Call for APA Hospital Medicine Special Interest Group Co-Chair Applications!

We are currently accepting applications for the position of Co-Chair of the Academic Pediatric Association…

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PHM21 Virtual: Call for Awards is Now Open!

Have you or someone you know made extraordinary contributions to pediatric hospital medicine this year?…

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