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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Call for APA Hospital Medicine Special Interest Group Co-Chair Applications!

By APA Staff | March 19, 2021

We are currently accepting applications for the position of Co-Chair of the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) Hospital Medicine Special Interest Group (SIG). There is one available elected position for a Co-Chair who will serve a three-year term starting July 2021. Three co-chairs with staggered terms run the APA Hospital Medicine SIG. The responsibilities of an APA Hospital Medicine SIG…

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PHM21 Virtual: Call for Awards is Now Open!

By APA Staff | March 17, 2021

Have you or someone you know made extraordinary contributions to pediatric hospital medicine this year? We are excited to announce that we are seeking nominations for the PHM21 Virtual Awards. Nominations will be accepted for individuals, groups and/or self-nominations based on the categories below. The PHM21 Virtual Award winners will be selected from the nominated…

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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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APA CORNET Announces Search for New Director

By APA Staff | February 17, 2021

The Board of the Academic Pediatrics Association is opening an active search for a Director for the COntinuity Research NETwork (CORNET), the national, practice-based research network of more than 125 pediatric residency programs (~60% of U.S. pediatric residency programs). CORNET reaches more than 6,000 pediatric residents and 1 million children across the country. The Network…

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Child Health Equity Fellowship – Reopened Application Process and New Deadline

By APA Staff | February 5, 2021

Due to an unexpected change in plans, the Child Health Equity Research Program for Post-doctoral Trainees (CHERPP-T) at the University of Washington School of Medicine (UW) has reopened its call for applications for the 2021-2023 class and has set a new deadline for receipt of application materials to March 5, 2021. CHERPP-T is a 2-year…

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PHM 2021 – Call for Abstracts & Conundrums

By APA Staff | January 28, 2021

  PHM21 Research Abstracts & Clinical Conundrum Submission Site is Now Open!   The PHM21 Planning Committee invites all interested parties to submit Research Abstracts and Clinical Conundrum proposals for the Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2021 (PHM21) Virtual Conference. Please review the entirety of the call and all submission guidelines, prior to beginning your submission. Submit Your Proposal…

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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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