Urgent Care

By Jessica Konrath | November 6, 2019

The mission of the Urgent Care SIG is to support urgent care pediatricians engaged in teaching, research, advocacy, and educational scholarship and foster collaboration among academic institutions and with other professional organizations to enhance the delivery of acute care to children. The Goals of the Urgent Care SIG are to: Provide a venue for networking…

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Child Abuse

By YokoCo | September 6, 2019

The purpose and mission of the Child Abuse SIG is to provide a forum for child health professionals that supports innovation in prevention, advocacy, policy, research, and education related to the care of children at risk for or impacted by child abuse or neglect.   Join the Child Abuse SIG

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Complex Care

By YokoCo | September 3, 2019

The purpose and mission of the Complex Care SIG is to promote clinical care, education, research, and advocacy in complex care. The SIG’s goals are to establish international complex care connections, build research networks, provide mentoring to those build complex care programs.   Join the Complex Care SIG

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Quality Improvement

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The purpose and mission of the Quality Improvement SIG is to lead QI efforts and education within the APA. Current SIG Goals Organize annual SIG presentation at PAS Provide networking opportunities for QI leaders Support quality improvement education within the APA   Join the Quality Improvement SIG

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Patient and Family Centered Care

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The purpose and mission of the Patient and Family Centered Care SIG is to support individuals and programs that aspire to advance the field of patient- and family-centered care through clinical practice, education, quality improvement, and research. Current SIG Goals Develop and host an engaging, informative, and inspiring workshop at the annual Pediatric Academic Societies…

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Newborn

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

Purpose and Mission To share and discuss evidence-based information and determine the best clinical practices for the term and late preterm newborns. To enhance the teaching of medical students and residents in the fine art and science of newborn care.   Join the Newborn SIG

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Medical Informatics and Electronic Health Records (EHR)

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The Medical Informatics SIG seeks to increase the exposure of pediatricians to the field of medical informatics and how principles of informatics can be used to improve pediatric patient care, to conduct research and to advance our field as a whole. Current SIG Goals Offer networking opportunities to encourage pediatricians to connect with informatics experts…

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Integrative Pediatrics

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The purpose and mission of the Integrative Pediatrics SIG is to further the newly emerging field of integrative pediatric which focuses on the integration of all available modalities to optimize health in all pediatric patients. Current SIG Goals Provide a forum for SIG members to discuss education, research and clinical practice of integrative pediatrics Introduce…

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Injury Control

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The purpose of the Injury Control SIG is to support APA members from diverse clinical backgrounds in their efforts to reduce and prevent morbidity and mortality from injury among children and youth. Current SIG Goals To engage injury prevention researchers and advocates in a dynamic Injury Control SIG at PAS 2020 in Philadelphia To provide…

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Hospital Medicine

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The mission of the APA’s Hospital Medicine SIG is to advance the field of Hospital Medicine within the APA and nationally by working closely with the two other societies that support Pediatric Hospital Medicine (American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society of Hospital Medicine).   Join the Hospital Medicine SIG  

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