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APA members may apply for or nominate a colleague for an award in numerous categories. The application window for Pillar Awards is early Fall – December.

Members may also choose their abstract or program to be considered for an award when submitting to the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) or Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) meetings.

Region and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) may also offer awards.

Abstract Awards

Ray E. Helfer
Michael Shannon
Joel Alpert

Pillar Awards

Health Care Delivery
Public Policy and Advocacy

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Trainee Research Awards

The APA Trainee Research Awards annually honor students, residents, and fellows engaged in pediatric research. …

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Global Health Research Award

The purpose of the Global Health Research Award is to promote clinical research in the…

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Joel Alpert Award

The Joel Alpert Award was established in 2016 by the Academic Pediatric Association to honor…

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Public Policy and Advocacy Award

The Public Policy and Advocacy Award recognizes a health care professional, pediatric department, or program…

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Health Care Delivery Award

The Health Care Delivery Award recognizes an innovative and effective program that supports health care…

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Michael Shannon Award

This Michael Shannon is granted to the best abstract in the areas of pharmacology/toxicology, drug…

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Ludwig-Seidel Award

This Ludwig-Seidel Award recognizes the abstract that represents the best research project in pediatric emergency…

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Research Award

The APA Research Award recognizes the contribution of a senior investigator or a network in…

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Ray E. Helfer Award

Ray E. Helfer was an esteemed pediatric educator, child advocate and past President of the…

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Miller-Sarkin Award

The APA Miller-Sarkin Mentoring Award recognizes the contributions of an APA member who has provided…

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APA Teaching Program Award

The purpose of this award is to foster interest in the teaching of general pediatrics…

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APA Teaching Award for Faculty

The Teaching Award for Faculty Mid-Level and Teaching Award for Faculty Junior-Level recognize excellence in…

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The George Armstrong Lecture

George Armstrong, an English physician of the 18th century, established the first dispensary for children…

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