AMSPDC Sponsored Webinar: Supporting our Faculty: Career Development Programs offered by the APA

By APA Staff | January 21, 2021

In partnership with the AMSPDC Education Committee, the APA has developed a webinar on Pediatric Faculty Development Programs. The goal of this webinar is to provide an update on the faculty development programs that are offered by the APA. Program leaders from the APA will present a summary of available faculty development programs that are…

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APA Election Results Are In!

By APA Staff | January 8, 2021

Dear Members, We are excited to share the 2021 election results. Thank you to everyone who voted and participated in this important activity to select our next group of leaders for our organization. Please join us in thanking all of the candidates who demonstrated their ongoing commitment to the APA and its mission through this…

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Gain National Recognition with an APA Award

By APA Staff | December 4, 2020

APA members may apply for or nominate a colleague for an award in numerous categories. Members may also choose their abstract or program to be considered for an award when submitting to the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) or Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) meetings. Region and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) may also offer awards. Apply or…

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PAS 2021 Virtual Call for Abstracts Now Open

By APA Staff | December 4, 2020

Abstract Submission Important Dates Call for Abstracts: Nov. 10, 2020, to Jan. 5, 2021 Abstract Review and Selection: Jan. 12-Feb. 9, 2021 Notification sent by email: Feb. 19, 2021 Abstract Fee: $90 Begin your Abstract Submission Abstract Submission Instructions Tips for Quality Abstracts Topic Areas Topic Area Descriptions Abstract Presentations Presentation formats (platform or poster) are determined in February by…

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Message from APA’s President, Dr. Latha Chandran, Week of October 19, 2020

By APA Staff | October 19, 2020

October 20, 2020 Dear members of the APA, We have all had to deal with the various unexpected and changing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our daily lives. Whether it be at work or at home, disruption of our daily routines, ways of communicating, ways of managing our children, and so on, these changes…

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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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