Introduction to APA’s new president, Dr. Latha Chandran

By APA Staff | May 15, 2020

Hello to all APA members! Let me start by introducing myself. I am Latha Chandran, a general pediatrician from Stony Brook, New York. Dr Paul Chung has completed his APA presidency (view my tribute to him on the Connect App) and I am excited to follow him as President of the Academic Pediatric Association. First…

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ESP Accomplishments, Successes and Congratulations – Quarterly Update

By APA Staff | May 7, 2020

Dear ESP Scholars, Alumni, Faculty, Advisors and Friends – While I greatly missed catching up in person this year at PAS, it was nice to “see” so many of you on the first ever virtual ESP Day. Thank you to everyone who made the day a success! Our ESP Community has had many very impressive…

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Do You Advise, Write Letters, or Interview Students for Residency?

By APA Staff | May 4, 2020

If your program is anything like mine, you’ve got a group of students who’ve been sidelined in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, still trying to figure out how to map their careers. Perhaps they were in the midst of their clinical clerkships and haven’t yet experienced each of the core specialties, or perhaps they’ve…

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PAS 2020 Cancellation: What’s Next?

By APA Staff | May 4, 2020

APA & PAS 2020: What’s Next? PAS’ cancellation has left us all feeling some degree of lost. How will I connect with my SIG and region colleagues, mentees and/or mentors? Where will I get feedback on my research? What’s next for the APA? Rest assured the APA has a plan to keep you connected and…

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APA has partnered with APPD to host “Health Disparities and COVID, and How We Engage Residents and Fellows in Addressing Them” a Virtual Cafe

By APA Staff | April 29, 2020

Please join us for an exciting and timely APPD/APA Virtual Café, Thursday, May 7, from 4-5 PM EST. APPD and the Community Health and Advocacy Learning Community has partnered with APA and the Advocacy Training SIG to host, “Health Equity and COVID-19: How We Engage Residents and Fellows in Addressing Health Disparities.” We will have…

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A Perspective on COVID-19 from Steve M Selbst MD

By APA Staff | April 29, 2020

This perspective is brought to you by Steve M. Selbst, MD. Steve is the APA Immediate Past President (2019-2020). April 28, 2020 I was feeling sorry for myself in the midst of a terrible pandemic. I worried about my family. Doesn’t everyone? I have not seen my 102- year old father in 6 weeks; the…

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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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