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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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Join the APA Membership Meeting Today at 4 pm EDT

Register for the event to reflect on the past year and plan the upcoming one!

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New Research Opportunities through KEYNET

KEYNET is a collaborative network which fosters research initiatives focused on assessment, evaluation, and enhancement…

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Implementing High-Quality Primary Care SHARE Report

The APA had the opportunity to sponsor this report. About An ad hoc committee, under…

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APA members advance child health, develop skills and scholarship, get mentorship and access to a network of more than 2,000 academic colleagues.

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APA has professional development, networking, mentorship and recognition opportunities for every career level.

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Including fellows and assistant professors.

Including assistant professors, associate professors and professors.

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