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Awards

APA members may apply for or nominate a colleague for an award in numerous categories. 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.

The deadline to nominate yourself or a colleague is December 6. Click here to apply or nominate a colleague for an APA award. Additional detail and instructions can be viewed on individual awards pages.

Leadership

The George Armstrong Lecture

George Armstrong, an English physician of the 18th century, established the first dispensary for children in London, England, in 1769. There he served with…

Education

Ray E. Helfer Award

Ray E. Helfer was an esteemed pediatric educator, child advocate and past President of the APA. This award is granted to the best medical…

Miller-Sarkin Award

The APA Miller-Sarkin Mentoring Award recognizes the contributions of an APA member who has provided outstanding mentorship to learners or colleagues, both locally and…

APA Teaching Program Award

The purpose of this award is to foster interest in the teaching of general pediatrics by giving national recognition to an outstanding general pediatric…

APA Teaching Award for Faculty

The Teaching Award for Faculty Mid-Level and Teaching Award for Faculty Junior-Level recognize excellence in teaching among APA members through two career teaching awards;…

Research

Global Health Research Award

The purpose of the Global Health Research Award is to promote clinical research in the areas of primary care pediatrics, common child health problems,…

Joel Alpert Award

The Joel Alpert Award was established in 2016 by the Academic Pediatric Association to honor research that helps to improve the health of underserved…

Michael Shannon Award

This research award is in memory of the life achievements of Michael Shannon, MD, MPH, (1953-2009). Dr. Shannon was a professor at Harvard Medical…

Ludwig-Seidel Award

Abstracts submitted by fellows in pediatric emergency medicine for podium or poster presentations at the Annual Meeting of the Academic Pediatric Association are eligible…

Research Award

The APA Research Award recognizes the contribution of a health care professional or a network in advancing pediatric knowledge through excellence in research. Research…

Health Care Delivery

Health Care Delivery Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize an innovative and effective program that provides health care in the context of a teaching setting….

Public Policy and Advocacy

Public Policy and Adovcacy Award

The Public Policy and Advocacy Award recognizes a health care professional, pediatric department, or program whose public policy advocacy efforts at the state, regional,…

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