RAPID holds an annual conference each February/March, with all expenses paid, for current RAPID Scholars and other interested young investigators, providing mentorship from the RAPID Program National Advisory Committee.

Highlights of the conference include:

  • A panel discussion, conducted by RAPID NAC Members & Directors, who are leading senior researchers in general pediatrics.
  • A speed mentoring session in which participants receive one-on-one mentoring from all members of the RAPID NAC & Directors.
  • Works-in-progress presentations by current RAPID Scholars.
  • Networking opportunities with leaders in the fields of health disparities, health services research, obesity, nutrition, sickle cell disease, and immigrant health.
  • Resources for creating a career development plan towards academic success.

*Please note: The 2021 Conference will be held virtually.

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