The Academic Pediatric Association (APA) is led and directed by an experienced and qualified nine-member board of directors and is dedicated to nurturing 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 of all children.
The APA’s vision of a “A thriving academic pediatric community that ensures optimal health and well-being for all children, particularly those most vulnerable” is guided by its core values of academic excellence, collaboration, mentorship, inclusion, respect, health equity and partnerships with children, families and communities. Read APA’s 2017-2022 Strategic Plan.
Our seven values are:
Partnership with children, families and communities
Our four pillars are: