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

APEX is looking for Teachers

The Advancing Pediatric Educator eXcellence (APEX) Teaching Program is an award-winning national faculty development program…

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2024 Call for Applications is Open!

Opportunities for 2024 include… Faculty Development Programs Health Policy Scholars Program (HPSP) Quality and Safety…

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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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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.