Presenting Posters in a Digital Environment

By APA Staff | March 11, 2021

COCME releases guidelines for presenting posters in a digital environment. Check them and other educator resources out.  

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Message from APA’s President, Dr. Latha Chandran

By APA Staff | March 10, 2021

March 10, 2021 Dear APA members, COVID-19 has consumed every bit of our minds and thoughts for the past one year. When the first case of SARS coV2 infection was diagnosed in the United States on January 20,2020, we knew very little about it. Little did we know how quickly it would spread across the…

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APA CORNET Announces Search for New Director

By APA Staff | February 17, 2021

The Board of the Academic Pediatrics Association is opening an active search for a Director for 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). CORNET reaches more than 6,000 pediatric residents and 1 million children across the country. The Network…

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Child Health Equity Fellowship – Reopened Application Process and New Deadline

By APA Staff | February 5, 2021

Due to an unexpected change in plans, the Child Health Equity Research Program for Post-doctoral Trainees (CHERPP-T) at the University of Washington School of Medicine (UW) has reopened its call for applications for the 2021-2023 class and has set a new deadline for receipt of application materials to March 5, 2021. CHERPP-T is a 2-year…

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AMSPDC Sponsored Webinar: Supporting our Faculty: Career Development Programs offered by the APA

By APA Staff | January 21, 2021

In partnership with the AMSPDC Education Committee, the APA has developed a webinar on Pediatric Faculty Development Programs. The goal of this webinar is to provide an update on the faculty development programs that are offered by the APA. Program leaders from the APA will present a summary of available faculty development programs that are…

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Ethics SIG Update

By APA Staff | January 19, 2021

Ethics SIG Leadership: We would like to announce our new SIG co-chair Catherine Shubkin, MD. Dr. Shubkin is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and the Associate Program Director of the Pediatric Residency Program at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, NH.  Welcome, Dr. Shubkin! Planned Ethics SIG Workshop at PAS, May 2020 The Ethics SIG…

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APA Election Results Are In!

By APA Staff | January 8, 2021

Dear Members, We are excited to share the 2021 election results. Thank you to everyone who voted and participated in this important activity to select our next group of leaders for our organization. Please join us in thanking all of the candidates who demonstrated their ongoing commitment to the APA and its mission through this…

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New for 2021 | PAS Announces the Trainee Registration Grants Program

By APA Staff | December 4, 2020

The APA is excited to share that PAS is offering a new opportunity for trainees just in time for the 2021 Meeting! Program Description The Trainee Registration Grants Program aims to increase trainee participation in the PAS 2021 Virtual Meeting!  Selected trainees will receive free registration to attend the meeting (and, with the meeting going…

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Message from APA’s President, Dr. Latha Chandran, Week of October 19, 2020

By APA Staff | October 19, 2020

October 20, 2020 Dear members of the APA, We have all had to deal with the various unexpected and changing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our daily lives. Whether it be at work or at home, disruption of our daily routines, ways of communicating, ways of managing our children, and so on, these changes…

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APA’s October Featured Blog: The APA’s Health Policy Scholars Program

By APA Staff | October 19, 2020

APA’s Health Policy Scholar’s Blog Lois K. Lee, MD, MPH; Lauren Gambill, MD, MPA; Lenore Jarvis, MD, MEd This year has highlighted the significance of health policy and advocacy in many important ways. The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the weaknesses—but also the strengths—of the United States (U.S.) health system with its response to this unprecedented…

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