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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APA’s December 2021 Journal Club Webinar

By APA Staff | October 18, 2021

“Can We Stem the Tide of Resident Burnout?” How do we help our residents stay well? Can educational theory help? Presented by APA’s Journal Club December 7th at 12PM ET There is a growing body of literature on resident wellness interventions in an attempt to mitigate resident burnout. However, there is still no generally accepted…

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Advancing Pediatric Educator EXcellence Teaching Program Application Process Now Open!

By APA Staff | October 12, 2021

The Advancing Pediatric Educator eXcellence (APEX) Teaching Program is now accepting applications for the new cohort scheduled to coincide with the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Conference in 2022. This track is being offered to general pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists. We welcome physicians as well as advanced practice providers. The APEX Teaching Program…

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Join CORNET Leadership

By APA Staff | September 21, 2021

Join CORNET Leadership The COntinuity Research NETwork (CORNET), the national, practice-based research network of more than 125 pediatric residency programs (~60% of U.S. pediatric residency programs) is looking for leaders who are dedicated to resident education and research engagement in the continuity clinic. CORNET reaches more than 6,000 pediatric residents and 1 million children across…

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Don’t Miss this Important PAS Workshop on October 12: Writing Abstracts that Will be Accepted

By APA Staff | September 13, 2021

Join APA leaders for Pulling Back the Curtain on the Peer Review Process for National Professional Meetings: What Do I Need to Know and How I Can Use This Information to Write Abstracts That Will Be Selected? on October 12 from 10 am ET – 12 pm ET Workshop Co-Leader(s) Elisa Zenni, MD Professor and Associate…

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Wellness and Vitality SIG Meeting on Sept 30 at 5 pm ET

By APA Staff | September 13, 2021

Please join us for APA’s Wellness and Vitality SIG’s inaugural community-wide meeting! We hope to invigorate this new SIG with YOUR energy and ideas. This session will be part introduction of the SIG and a review of its backstory and progress thus far, and part structured communal brainstorm session around what we can do in the APA…

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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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