Ethics SIG Update

By APA Staff | August 10, 2020

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 While the…

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The Academic Pediatric Association Health Literacy SIG Virtual Poster Presentation Sessions

By APA Staff | August 5, 2020

The Academic Pediatric Association Health Literacy SIG Virtual Poster Presentation Sessions Monday, August 10 at 4:30pm EDT Friday, August 21 at 5pm EDT Each session will feature two poster presentations of health literacy-related research with time for discussion and networking. Please see the learning objectives and agenda below.   Objectives At the conclusion of these…

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Demystifying the Application Process for Academic General Pediatric Fellowships

By APA Staff | August 4, 2020

Demystifying the Application Process for Academic General Pediatric Fellowships August 18, 2020 5 EST/ 4 CST/ 3 MST/ 2 PST Are you interested in applying for an Academic General Pediatric Fellowship?  Then join the Academic Pediatric Association’s webinar on Demystifying the Application Process.  This one hour webinar will be a discussion among program directors and…

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Region 4 Update

By APA Staff | August 3, 2020

Thanks to all the presenters and speakers, we had another successful Region 4 Meeting on February 8-9, 2020, with over 80 in attendance and over 50 abstracts presented. Dr. Helen Hughes and Dr. Jan Serwint led a well-attended Mentorship workshop for students and residents, alongside a popular Publication Ethics discussion with Dr. Rachel Moon, and…

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APA Pediatric Hospital Medicine SIG Update

By APA Staff | July 31, 2020

It is an exciting time for Pediatric Hospital Medicine with board certification and ACGME accreditation upon us. There are currently 61 fellowship programs, with 55 recruiting fellows this year. We have been through 2 cycles of ACGME accreditation so far, with 33 programs accredited. We anticipate by this time next year many more of our…

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APA Call for Applications Virtual Information Session!

By APA Staff | July 27, 2020

2021 Call for Applications Virtual Information Session August 14th 3:00PM-4:30PM EST Interested in APA’s programs that are currently accepting applications? Join program directors and other interested applicants for an interactive Q&A session. View recording here The 2021 Call for Application Includes: Faculty Development Programs  Advancing Pediatric Leaders Program (APL) *NEW* Health Policy Scholars Program (HPSP)…

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Harnessing Technology to Present in the Era of Physical Distancing Webinar

By APA Staff | July 6, 2020

The PHM SIG and Online Professional Development Committee have partnered to bring you this program on Tuesday, August 4 at 3 pm ET. A panel will discuss: The advantages and challenges to virtual presentations Strategies to optimizing presentation on virtual platforms Strategies to mitigate and overcome video call fatigue Watch the recording here!

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Introducing the Inaugural Faculty Members of the National Academy of Distinguished Pediatric Educators!

By APA Staff | June 16, 2020

Dear APA members, It gives us great pleasure and pride to announce the formation of the National Academy of Distinguished Educators in Pediatrics (NADEP) within the Academic Pediatric Association. Our goal in creating this distinguished academy was to enhance the visibility and prestige of pediatric educators across all academic institutions in the United States, and…

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A Message from APA’s President, Dr. Latha Chandran

By APA Staff | June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020 Dear Members, These have been unusually challenging times for us individually and collectively as a nation. A virus the likes of which the world had not seen in over a century has been ravaging communities across the world, causing death, morbidity and widespread economic disruption. Unfortunately, the United States has had a…

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Thank You 2019-2020 Donors!

By APA Staff | June 10, 2020
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