Soliciting Nominations for APA 2022 Election

By APA Staff | September 7, 2021

The APA Nominating Committee is seeking applications for consideration in the nominating process for key leadership roles in the APA.  Self-nomination is highly-encouraged and expected. Candidates for all positions must submit an application to be considered.  A final slate of candidates will be presented for affirmation by the Board of Directors and for selection through…

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PHM Award Nominations Extended to May 2, 2022

By APA Staff | April 25, 2022

Your dedication and contributions to the field deserve to be celebrated. PHM 2022 Awards give pediatric hospitalists the chance to be recognized on a national stage. Nominate yourself, a colleague, or a group for one of the following categories: Collaborative Impact Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership Educational Excellence Excellence in Clinical Care Outstanding Research Quality and Patient…

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Health Services Research and Health Equity Academic Pediatrics Associate Editor Search

By APA Staff | April 15, 2022

The Associate Editor for Health Services Research and Health Equity should have an established reputation as an investigator in pediatric health services research with a strong focus on health disparities. Qualifications Recognized by peers as a leader or emerging leader in pediatric health services research and health equity Strong understanding of the methods of health…

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Congratulations to our 2022 APA Miller-Sarkin and Pillar Award Winners

By APA Staff | April 13, 2022

We are excited to share the 2022 APA Miller-Sarkin and Pillar Award winners. Thank you to all of the nominees and nominators, for taking the time to submit applications for consideration, and to the review committees for their time and dedication during the review and selection process. Join us in congratulating your extraordinary colleagues! Health…

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Play the APA Connect App Scavenger Hunt at PAS

By APA Staff | April 9, 2022

The first-place winner will receive a $250 Amazon gift card; the second-place winner will receive a $150 Amazon gift card; the third-place winner will receive a $100 Amazon gift card. Scavenger Hunt Rules Challenges must be posted in the APA Connect App (not to be confused with the PAS app). Challenges are to be completed…

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Statement in Support of Transgender Children and Youth, their Families, and Health Care Providers

By APA Staff | March 30, 2022

On Monday, March 28, the Federation of Pediatric Organizations, of which the APA is a member of, released a statement in support of transgender children and youth, their families and health care providers. FOPO Statement

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Dr. Fernando Mendoza Announced as 2022 Joseph W. St. Geme Jr. Leadership Award Recipient

By APA Staff | March 5, 2022

2022 JOSEPH W. ST. GEME, JR. LEADERSHIP AWARD RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED McLean, VA – Pediatrician Dr. Fernando Mendoza, MD, MPH, is named the 2022 recipient of the Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr. Leadership Award by the Federation of Pediatric Organizations (FOPO). Dr. Mendoza is an inspirational leader, tireless advocate for our most underserved pediatric populations, and…

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Join the Health Literacy SIG on March 10

By APA Staff | February 16, 2022

On March 10th at 3pm ET, the APA Health Literacy SIG is hosting a virtual collaboration meeting. We plan to appraise existing informational resources on the topic of COVID-19 vaccinations for any population (children and/or their caregivers) in any setting (outpatient or inpatient). Grab the resources your institution uses and either email them ahead of the…

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Nemours Children’s Health Announces Rachel Thornton, MD, Ph.D., as Vice President, Enterprise Chief Health Equity Officer

By APA Staff | February 16, 2022

WILMINGTON, DEL. (February 16, 2022) – Rachel Thornton, MD, Ph.D., will join Nemours Children’s Health, one of the nation’s largest multistate pediatric health systems, as Vice President and Enterprise Chief Health Equity Officer on March 1. Dr. Thornton will lead the organization’s work on an enterprise-wide health equity strategy and coordination in support of Nemours Children’s…

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Announcement Regarding Update to Academic Pediatrics Journal Subscriptions

By APA Staff | February 15, 2022

February 15, 2022 Dear Colleagues, For more than 20 years, Academic Pediatrics, has been the premier peer-reviewed publication strengthening the scholarly impact of academic general pediatrics. Through the journal, the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) continues to provide unparalleled leadership in pediatric education, research, patient care, quality improvement science, and advocacy, and today, we are pleased to announce its…

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QI Conference Registration is Open!

By APA Staff | February 9, 2022

QI 2022 Conference Schedule Who Should Attend? Clinicians, investigators and others interested in Implementation Science and Quality Improvement (QI) research who are seeking to develop additional expertise in state‐of‐the‐art approaches to developing, evaluating, and publishing studies of the effectiveness of quality improvement interventions. Conference participants will engage in highly interactive breakout sessions led by leaders…

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