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.

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 Happy GivingTuesday! Please consider giving back to the Academic Pediatric Association by making a tax-deductible…

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#GivingTuesday2023 is Today!

Today is Giving Tuesday! The APA is asking for donations to continue our support of…

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APA 13th Annual QI Research Conference Call for Abstract Reviewers

The APA is in search of abstract reviewers for the upcoming 13th Annual QI Research…

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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.