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Research in Academic Pediatrics Initiative on Diversity (RAPID)

RAPID is funded by a five-year award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and targets young junior faculty and senior fellows who are members of an underrepresented minority group (URM) or disabled and with interests in pediatric obesity, nutrition, and/or sickle cell disease in addition to other NIDDK research…

Research Scholars Program (RSP)

The APA Research Scholars Program is a three-year faculty development program designed to help APA members interested in enhancing their academic credentials to develop research skills and to plan, implement, and write-up a research project. The APA Research Scholars Program assists pediatric clinician-educators and clinician-researchers in developing themselves as fulfilled faculty members engaged in important…

Quality and Safety Improvement Scholars Program (QSIS)

The Quality and Safety Improvement Scholars Program is a three-year faculty development program designed to help APA members enhance their academic credentials  in the area of quality and safety improvement science to develop into productive, advancing and fulfilled faculty members. The QSIS includes: National quality and safety improvement science mentors, who will be chosen from…

Educational Scholars Program (ESP)

The ESP is a 3-year national faculty development program for academic pediatric educators who wish to build their skills in educational scholarship and leadership. The program aims to teach scholars to develop, implement, evaluate and disseminate educational interventions and other types of educational scholarship. For more information, contact us at ESP@academicpeds.org,  or follow us on twitter at #BeAScholarESP. What is…

Advancing Pediatric Educator eXcellence (APEX)

Are you a pediatric hospitalist interested in expanding your teaching skills and competence in evidence-based educational strategies? Do you want to take your career to the next level and inspire your residents and students with more meaningful learning opportunities? Would you like to meet and collaborate with like-minded educators? Well, we have the program for…

Advancing Pediatric Leaders (APL)

APL is an 18-month longitudinal program designed to advance the leadership competencies of mid-career academic pediatric health professionals by enhancing the knowledge, skills and behaviors to support their engagement in leadership opportunities locally or within the APA. The program will utilize personal professional coaching, interactive face-to-face learning sessions at PAS meetings and distance learning to…

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