For all members:

  • Numerous opportunities to mentor, network, and share your expertise at the regional and national levels
  • Recognition through research, education, policy/advocacy and healthcare awards that highlight our significant contributions to these fields

10 Regions to help connect new members with mentoring and collaboration locally; annual regional meetings to present scholarly work and network with others in your region.

43 Special Interest Groups - If you have an interest, we have a group!

Participate in Studies

Option to enroll and participate in national research studies through networks such as Better Outcomes through Research for Newborns (BORN) and the Continuity Research Network (CORNET).

Leadership Meetings

  • Annual Leadership faculty development meetings for emerging and established leaders to meet and learn together

See our full calendar of events for more meetings.

Access to Our Journal: Academic Pediatrics

Complimentary subscription to Academic Pediatrics: the Official Journal of the Academic Pediatric Association, where the most up-to-date information about clinical care, pediatric education, research, and advocacy is published. Members can enjoy a print or electronic subscription to Academic Pediatrics. Please select your choice on the dues renewal form:

  • E-only Academic Pediatrics
  • Paper version Academic Pediatrics

Opportunities at Every Level

Click below for more information on career development opportunities (scholarship, leadership, professional development, and awards) by career level.

Professional Development Opportunities
Scholarship and Leadership Opportunities
Awards and Recognition Opportunities

A note:

APA's membership cycle coincides with the calendar year. Individuals who join the Association within the last quarter of the year will not be billed for dues in the New Year. This does not apply to previous members.