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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A Fall Message from APA’s President, Dr. Teri Turner

By APA Staff | November 30, 2021

December 1, 2021 Autumn has been a time of year for celebration of the harvest and of life for many years, so it’s no wonder Fall brings about fond memories for me.  I grew up in Oklahoma and I loved when the first leaves started to change color.  Even though I live in Houston now,…

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APEX Teaching Program is recruiting for the next pediatric hospitalist cohort starting on November 15.

By APA Staff | November 17, 2021

The Advancing Pediatric Educator eXcellence Teaching Program is recruiting for the next pediatric hospitalist cohort starting on November 15. Are you a pediatric hospitalist who might benefit from expanding your teaching skills and competence in evidence-based educational strategies? Or who is interested in taking your career to the next level and collaborating with like-minded educators? Possibly inspiring your residents and students with more meaningful learning…

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New Supplement in the Academic Pediatrics Journal! Child Poverty and Health in the United States: Addressing Equity and Economic Justice

By APA Staff | November 12, 2021

Poverty cuts lives short and strips livelihoods bare. It is linked to increased risk to countless dimensions of child health and development, it disrupts medical care that could address those risks, and it carries these health harms into adulthood and across generations.[i] Roughly one-in-five children lives in poverty and fully two-in-five American children live in…

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Submit Your Abstract To PAS 2022!

By APA Staff | November 10, 2021

The Call for Abstracts is now open for PAS 2022. We invite you to submit your scholarship for consideration by PAS, the premier North American scholarly child health meeting. This call will close on January 5, 2022. There are NEW pre-submission steps and updated DEI requirements. These new requirements must be completed prior to submitting…

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Call for Nominations for the Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr. Leadership Award – 2022 Recipient

By APA Staff | November 10, 2021

Please review the Call for Nominations for the Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr. Leadership Award at the link below! Please submit your nominations to jessica@academicpeds.org by December 13th.  Call for Nominations  

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Submit an abstract for a Regional Meeting today!

By APA Staff | November 10, 2021

Individuals may submit an abstract for the following APA regional meetings: Regions 2&3 Region 4 Regions 5&6 Regions 9&10 Submit an abstract View the APA calendar to save the dates for the upcoming meetings.

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Call for Fellow Representative to the Academic General Pediatrics Accreditation Committee

By APA Staff | November 5, 2021

Are you an Academic General Pediatrics fellow with an interest in fellow education and shaping national priorities for Academic General Pediatric training programs? Join the Academic General Pediatrics Accreditation Committee, a committee of national leaders committed to the education of Academic General Pediatrics fellows. Job description: Review applications for fellowship accreditation and discuss issues related…

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Announcing New CORNET Leadership, a Message from APA’s President, Dr. Teri Turner

By APA Staff | November 4, 2021

Dear APA Members, I am excited to formally share with all of you that the APA’s Continuity Research Network (CORNET) has found its new Director, Dr. H. Shonna Yin.  The network is also pleased to have Dr. Mona Sharifi step into the role of Associate Director (She previously represented APA Region I on CORNET’s Committee).…

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Accepting abstracts for the Region V and VI Spring Conference on March 4

By APA Staff | November 3, 2021

Regions 5 & 6 are now accepting abstracts for their March 4 meeting! (2500 characters/500 words or less) in the following categories: 1. Original Science (this may be an original clinical trial, basic science research project, or quality improvement project) 2. Case Presentation (an interesting case that presents a diagnostic or therapeutic conundrum) Abstracts may…

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Submit your work and/or register for the Regions 9&10 Meeting

By APA Staff | November 3, 2021

The deadline to submit your work is December 16 . Submit your work or register for the meeting here.

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