Catalyst is a free online program that offers insights and tools to those seeking to enhance their research skills and professional development through engagement with the APA.

Supported by the APA Research Executive Committee (REC) and the Academic General Pediatric Accreditation Committee (AGPAC), Catalyst offers monthly webinars presented by APA leaders who will share about their career paths, what has helped them most along the way, and their connection to the APA.

2023 Schedule

Working with a Research Coordinator
Presented by Eliana Perrin, MD, MPH, Esther Chung, MD, MPH, and Chidiogo Anyigbo, MD, MPH
January 13, 2023 at 12pm ET
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Language Equity in Research
Presented by Maya Ragavan, MD, MPH, MS
February 15, 2023 at 1pm ET
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Mentorship, Coaching, Sponsorship, and Connectors in Academic Medicine (with a focus on UIM)
Presented by Tyler K. Smith, MD, MPH
March 23, 2023 at 4pm ET
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You are all fired up about what you heard at PAS? Time to write an OpEd
Presented by Ada Fenick, MD

How to Translate Advocacy into Scholarship
Presented by Lois Lee, MD, MPH, Lenore Jarvis, MD, MEd, and Lauren Gambill, MD, MPA
June 16, 2023 at 2pm ET

Presented by Fernando Mendoza, MD, MPH, Jean Raphael, MD, MPH, & Jennifer Woo Baidal, MD
July 28, 2023 at 12pm ET

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