APA YIA Funding Path Chair
Sarabeth Broder-Fingert, MD, MPH
Boston University School of Medicine
Nutrition Funding Path Chair
Darcy Thompson, MD, MPH/MSPH
Children's Hospital Colorado
Reach Out and Read Funding Path Chairs
Alan Mendelsohn, MD
New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center
Nikki Shearman, PhD
Reach Out and Read
The Young Investigator Awards Program is committed to supporting early career investigators interested in pursuing a long-term career in research and academic medicine with a focus on enhancing the health and well-being of all children, particularly those most vulnerable.
The YIA Program seeks to support a diverse cohort of early career investigators – in both lived experience and academic institution. Each year, at least one award will be given to a young investigator who identifies as underrepresented in medicine (UIM).
The Young Investigator Awards Program offers three funding paths for prospective applicants – Read about each path below:
The 2023 APA Call for Applications will open in early July 2022. Stay tuned!