Congratulations to the 2020 Miller-Sarkin and Pillar Award Winners!

By APA Staff | April 24, 2020

Health Care Delivery Award Technology Assisted Children’s Home Program (TACHP) University of Pittsburgh Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH Miller-Sarkin Mentoring Award Lee M. Pachter, DO Christiana Care Value Institute Public Policy and Advocacy Award David Keller, MD University of Colorado School of Medicine  Research Award Samir S. Shah, MD, MSCE Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center…

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The Coronavirus Transformation: Appreciating a Holistic Approach to Medical Student Education.

By APA Staff | April 23, 2020

On Tuesday, April 21, the APA and COMSEP jointly sponsored a webinar to discuss the numerous challenges for medical educators that COVID-19 has presented entitled: The Coronavirus Transformation: Appreciating a Holistic Approach to Medical Student Education.  The video, chat record and reference list are now available in the APA Connect App*. APA and COMSEP would like…

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A Perspective on COVID19: Coping with the Help of My APA Family

By APA Staff | April 21, 2020

This perspective is brought to you by Teri Turner, MD, MPH, MEd. Teri was APA’s Education Chair from 2016-2019 and will start her term as the organization’s President-Elect next month. April 21, 2020   It was a hard week for me last week and it was difficult getting out of bed this morning.  I’ve been…

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UME in COVID 19 Webinar April 21 at 3 pm ET

By APA Staff | April 15, 2020

Register for this webinar addressing the challenges COVID19 is presenting medical educators to discuss strategies, collaboration and innovation opportunities. Registration is free! Register for the UME Webinar

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Opportunity for Trainees to Present their Research Virtually!

By APA Staff | April 13, 2020

The Fellows Meeting Planning Committee will begin hosting several hour-long webinars, each featuring four trainee (resident or fellow) presentations for any trainee that had a poster and/or platform accepted to PAS. Trainees will be able to present their work and receive feedback from the moderators and other APA member participants. Priority will be given to…

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A Perspective on COVID-19 from APA’s President-Elect, New York

By APA Staff | April 10, 2020

April 10, 2020 So COVID-19 hits New York in a big way. I am in general a calm person and do not easily get flustered. I thought I could handle it. But with the SUNY Chancellor ordering us to make all education online, with the Governor essentially shutting down all non- essential operations, and with…

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Special Call for Papers – Novel Educational Approaches in Response to COVID 19.

By APA Staff | April 10, 2020

Pediatric educators across the country are responding to the current COVID-19 pandemic with rapid innovation and implementation of educational approaches to meet the needs of their medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty. As a leading journal of pediatric medical education research, we’d like to announce a special call for brief descriptions of Novel Educational Approaches…

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By APA Staff | April 8, 2020

The Federation of Pediatric Organizations (FOPO) is delighted announce that Joseph W. St. Geme, III has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr. Leadership Award, named in honor of his father, who died prematurely in 1986.  Dr. St. Geme will receive the award during the 2021 Opening General Session…

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Dr. Edward Schor Approved for Emeritus Membership

By APA Staff | April 3, 2020

The APA is spotlighting the careers of members approved for Emeritus memberhip status. Join us in congratulating Dr. Edward Schor. My career has ranged over the full spectrum of opportunities available to a pediatric generalist. In retrospect, two observations have guided me. First, that things could be better; and second, that children’s life course depends…

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Message from APA’s President | Week of March 30

By APA Staff | March 31, 2020

Hi, everyone! The last week has seen a lot of change on the ground. On one hand, the federal government has extended its social distancing recommendations, and trajectories of hospitalizations and deaths appear as serious as previously predicted, especially on the mid-Atlantic coast and pockets of the South and Midwest. On the other hand, there…

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