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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APA’s October Featured Blog: The APA’s Health Policy Scholars Program

By APA Staff | October 19, 2020

APA’s Health Policy Scholar’s Blog Lois K. Lee, MD, MPH; Lauren Gambill, MD, MPA; Lenore Jarvis, MD, MEd This year has highlighted the significance of health policy and advocacy in many important ways. The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the weaknesses—but also the strengths—of the United States (U.S.) health system with its response to this unprecedented…

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Advancing Pediatric Education Excellence Teaching Program Application Process NOW Open!

By APA Staff | October 19, 2020

Limited space is now available for the Advancing Pediatric Educator eXcellence (APEX) Teaching Program’s new cohort scheduled to coincide with the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Conference in 2021. This track is being offered to general pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists. We welcome physicians as well as advanced practice providers. The APEX Teaching Program…

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BORN and the Newborn Nursey SIG Meetings this Friday, October 9

By APA Staff | October 6, 2020

Join BORN and the Newborn Nursey SIG this Friday for a virtual meeting from 3 pm – 5 pm. View More Information and Register Here

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Mark Your Calendars for these PAS 2020 Workshops!

By APA Staff | October 5, 2020

The APA COVID-19 Scholarship Dissemination Task Force would like to invite you to attend a virtual PAS workshop. These 2020 workshops were chosen and converted because of their timely topics and faculty’s willingness to reimagine the workshop virtually. Additional workshops may be announced soon. Check back here for new workshops and other updates! Check Yourself…

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One Week to Submit PAS Session Proposals

By APA Staff | September 29, 2020

Less than one week to submit a proposal for a PAS scholarly sessions, APA SIGs or workshops. Deadline to submit is Tuesday, October 6. Submit a session proposal to PAS    

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Region 2 Update

By APA Staff | September 28, 2020

Region 2 is just now seeing some respite from having been the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic for many months. We want to sincerely thank all our members for your efforts in safeguarding the health of children and adults in the region during this challenging time. We hope that you and your families are safe…

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Qualitative Research SIG Update

By APA Staff | September 20, 2020

The Academic Pediatric Association’s (APA) Qualitative Research Special Interest Group (SIG) has had a productive year despite the confines of the coronavirus pandemic. Last year, Ashwini Lakshmanan, MD, MS, MPH joined our leadership with Drs. Tewksbury and Paul as a SIG co-chair, and we thank Dr. Kind for her SIG leadership since 2014 as she…

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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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Patient and Family-Centered Care SIG Update

By APA Staff | September 14, 2020

APA PFCC SIG Blog Post PFCC SIG Co-Chairs: Jody L. Lin, MD, MS, Rebecca Rosenberg, MD, MPH, Arti Desai, MD, MSPH Patient- and family-centered care in 2020. Below we discuss what we should strive for in clinical care and research related to patient- and family-centered care and how we may continue striving for these ideals…

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