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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News from APA and our members

Inaugural APA Collaborative Research Award Recipients!

The APA is excited to announce, with generous support from Reach Out and Read, the…

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2024 APA Small Research Grant Recipients

2024 Young Investigator Award Recipients APA Young Investigator Award Cecile Yama, MD Advancing Family-Centered Antipoverty…

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Sign up for Speed Mentoring at PHM24

Speed Mentoring at PHM24 Friday, August 2 7 am Location: Hilton Minneapolis Registration Information

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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.