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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Joel Alpert Award

By YokoCo | September 5, 2019

Established in 2016, the Joel Alpert Award is awarded to an abstract submitted to the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting, that improves the health of underserved children through service, education or advocacy. The Award is supported by donations from Dr. Alpert’s community. The abstract must be submitted through the PAS abstract portal.  The first or…

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Public Policy and Advocacy 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 research award was established to honor the life achievements of Dr. Michael Shannon, and is awarded to the best abstract in the areas of pharmacology/toxicology, drug reactions/events, substance abuse, environmental health, disaster preparedness/response, and emergency medicine. The abstract must be submitted through the PAS abstract portal. The first or last author must be a…

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Ludwig-Seidel Award

By YokoCo | September 5, 2019

This Ludwig-Seidel Award recognizes the best abstract  in pediatric emergency medicine in which a PEM fellow is the lead author. The abstract must be submitted by a fellow through the PAS abstract portal and the submitting fellow must be an APA member.  

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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 Innovation in Medical Education Award

By YokoCo | September 5, 2019

This award was established for Ray E. Helfer who was an esteemed pediatric educator, child advocate and past-president of the APA. It is granted to the best medical education abstract submitted to the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) meeting. The abstract must be submitted through the PAS abstract portal to the abstract topic area of “Medical…

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Miller-Sarkin Mentoring Award

By YokoCo | September 5, 2019

The APA Miller-Sarkin Mentoring Award recognizes the contributions of APA members who have 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. APA members from all professions and specialties are eligible for this award, and members from diverse…

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APA Teaching Program Award

By YokoCo | September 5, 2019

The purpose of this award is to foster interest in the teaching of general pediatrics by giving national recognition to an outstanding general pediatric program. Programs must demonstrate excellence in educational teaching methods, acceptance by students and/or residents, acceptance by the community and the institution innovations and adaptability, or outstanding quality of the individuals trained…

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