Federation of Pediatric Organizations (FOPO) Releases Statement on Anti-Asian Hate

By APA Staff | March 26, 2021

The Academic Pediatric Association is a member of the Federation of Pediatric Organizations. On March 26, 2021, FOPO released a Statement on Anti-Asian Hate.

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Registration is Open for APA’s QI Conference

By APA Staff | March 16, 2021

APA’s  Conference for Pediatric Quality Improvement Methods, Research and Evaluation is hosted annually prior to the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting. Clinicians, investigators and individuals interested in implementation science and quality improvement (QI) research develop expertise and state-of-the-art approaches to developing, evaluating, and publishing the effectiveness of interventions.  This conference focuses on providing training to…

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Presenting Posters in a Digital Environment

By APA Staff | March 11, 2021

COCME releases guidelines for presenting posters in a digital environment. Check them and other educator resources out.  

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Message from APA’s President, Dr. Latha Chandran

By APA Staff | March 10, 2021

March 10, 2021 Dear APA members, COVID-19 has consumed every bit of our minds and thoughts for the past one year. When the first case of SARS coV2 infection was diagnosed in the United States on January 20,2020, we knew very little about it. Little did we know how quickly it would spread across the…

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Registration for Speed Mentoring is Open

By APA Staff | March 1, 2021

This is a fun and face-paced networking session designed to bring early career faculty and fellows together with mid-career and senior faculty. Mentees will be assigned to a track and will have 10 minutes for one-on-one mentoring with mentors assigned to their track. After completion of the speed mentoring activity, the entire small group (mentors…

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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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