Register for the Well-being Webinar Next Thursday, September 24

By APA Staff | September 17, 2020

Striving for Well-being during Uncertain Times Webinar

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Harnessing Technology to Present in the Era of Physical Distancing Webinar

By APA Staff | July 6, 2020

The PHM SIG and Online Professional Development Committee have partnered to bring you this program on Tuesday, August 4 at 3 pm ET. A panel will discuss: The advantages and challenges to virtual presentations Strategies to optimizing presentation on virtual platforms Strategies to mitigate and overcome video call fatigue Watch the recording here!

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Registration is Open for PHM20 Virtual

By APA Staff | July 2, 2020

Experience PHM20 from the comfort of your home with PHM20 Virtual Week, July 20 – 24, 2020. Don’t miss vital educational and networking opportunities designed specifically for pediatric hospital medicine professionals. Register for PHM20 Virtual View the Full PHM20 Virtual Week Schedule

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Speed Mentoring is NOT Cancelled. It’s Virtual!

By APA Staff | June 17, 2020

Click Here to Register for Virtual Speed Mentoring Deadline to sign up is Monday, June 29. About PAS was cancelled but Speed Mentoring isn’t! The Speed Mentoring Task Force has found a way to bring you this program from your location! This is a fun and face-paced networking session designed to bring early career faculty…

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A Message from APA’s President, Dr. Latha Chandran

By APA Staff | June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020 Dear Members, These have been unusually challenging times for us individually and collectively as a nation. A virus the likes of which the world had not seen in over a century has been ravaging communities across the world, causing death, morbidity and widespread economic disruption. Unfortunately, the United States has had a…

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Academic Pediatric Association Releases Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Statements

By APA Staff | June 8, 2020

The Academic Pediatric Association (APA) has developed a Diversity and Inclusion Policy and three additional statements addressing inequalities and racism and due to the spread of COVID-19. The statements reflect the values of the child health professionals engaged with the Association and condemn xenophobia, racist acts and promote the inclusiveness of all ethnicities and races…

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The Time for Action is Now

By APA Staff | June 8, 2020

June 2, 2020 Dear APA Community, There are no adequate words to describe the events unfolding in our country. “Difficult”, “challenging”, and “tragic” don’t cut it. Yet these events are, at the same time, all too familiar. We are all aware that the Black and African American community is disproportionately affected by illness, lack of health…

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Statement on COVID-19 Research Inclusiveness

By APA Staff | June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020 Dear Colleagues, The Academic Pediatric Association (APA), the home for academic child health professionals, reiterates the core organizational values of inclusion, respect, health equity, collaboration, and mentorship while fostering excellence in pediatrics. Pediatric professionals across the United States and the world have been proactively responding to the urgent scientific needs of the…

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Statement on Xenophobia

By APA Staff | June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020 Dear APA Colleagues, As an academic community dedicated to ensuring the optimal health and well-being for all children, particularly those most vulnerable, we are acutely aware that the coronavirus pandemic is magnifying and exacerbating the disparities and inequities we know exist. During these difficult times, we have seen the dedication of our…

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APA is Seeking Candidates for the 2021 APA National Election

By APA Staff | May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020 Dear Colleagues, I hope you are managing well despite the anxiety and despair surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Throughout the pandemic, our APA leaders have been active and dedicated to supporting our members. As you may know, we delayed our efforts to elect new leaders for our organization. We recognize that many of…

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