Trainee Research Awards

By APA Staff | January 8, 2020

The APA Trainee Research Awards annually honor students, residents, and fellows engaged in pediatric research.  These awards are designed to recognize research excellence in the fields of general pediatrics (including public health, epidemiology, health policy, and underserved populations), health services research, education, adolescent medicine, child abuse, developmental/behavioral pediatrics, emergency medicine, and hospitalist medicine.  These awards…

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Global Health Research Award

By APA Staff | November 6, 2019

The purpose of the Global Health Research Award is to promote clinical research in the areas of primary care pediatrics, common child health problems, child health services, and pediatric education in developing countries. The winner will be invited to present their research at the 2020 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting in Philadelphia, PA (April 29- May…

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Joel Alpert Award

By YokoCo | September 5, 2019

The Joel Alpert Award was established in 2016 by the Academic Pediatric Association to honor research that helps to improve the health of underserved children through service, education or advocacy. The Award is supported by donations from Joel’s many colleagues and friends.

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Public Policy and Adovcacy Award

By YokoCo | September 5, 2019

The Public Policy and Advocacy Award recognizes a health care professional, pediatric department, or program whose public policy advocacy efforts at the state, regional, national, or international level have improved the health and well-being of infants, children, and/or adolescents.

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Health Care Delivery Award

By YokoCo | September 5, 2019

The Health Care Delivery Award recognizes an innovative and effective program that supports health care in the context of a teaching setting. The program must include residents, fellows, and/or medical students. It may provide general pediatric care or care to children with special or specific needs (e.g., children with lead poisoning, teenage mothers and their…

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Michael Shannon Award

By YokoCo | September 5, 2019

This Michael Shannon is granted to the best abstract in the areas of pharmacology/toxicology, drug reactions/events, substance abuse, environmental health, disaster preparedness/response, and emergency medicine. Trainees and junior faculty are especially encouraged to apply. This research award is in memory of the life achievements of Michael Shannon, MD, MPH, (1953-2009). Dr. Shannon was a professor…

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Ludwig-Seidel Award

By YokoCo | September 5, 2019

This Ludwig-Seidel Award recognizes the abstract that represents the best research project in pediatric emergency medicine in which a PEM fellow is the lead author. Abstracts submitted by fellows in pediatric emergency medicine for podium or poster presentations at the Annual Meeting of the Academic Pediatric Association are eligible. If you would like your abstract…

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Research Award

By YokoCo | September 5, 2019

The APA Research Award recognizes the contribution of a senior investigator or a network in advancing pediatric knowledge through excellence in research.  Research excellence is characterized by originality, creativity, and methodological soundness.  Through his/her/their research, the network/senior investigator has epitomized the mission of the APA and contributed significantly to the general health of children in…

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Ray E. Helfer Award

By YokoCo | September 5, 2019

Ray E. Helfer was an esteemed pediatric educator, child advocate and past President of the APA. This award is granted to the best medical education abstract submitted to the Annual PAS Meeting by a non-trainee APA member which meets the criteria for creativity/innovation and impact on pediatric educational practice. Either the first or last author…

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Miller-Sarkin Award

By YokoCo | September 5, 2019

The APA Miller-Sarkin Mentoring Award recognizes the contributions of an APA member who has provided outstanding mentorship to learners or colleagues, both locally and nationally and serves as a model to others who aspire to mentor others as they mature.

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