Child Abuse

By YokoCo | September 6, 2019

SIG purpose/mission: 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.

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Complex Care

By YokoCo | September 3, 2019

Purpose and Mission To promote clinical care, education, research, and advocacy in complex care. Current SIG Goals Making international complex care connections, building research networks, providing mentoring to those building complex care programs.

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Quality Improvement

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

Purpose and Mission 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

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Patient and Family Centered Care

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

Purpose and Mission 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 meeting that facilitates learning, collaboration, and networking opportunities for SIG…

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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.

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Medical Informatics and Electronic Health Records (EHR)

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

Purpose and Mission The medical informatics special interest group 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…

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Integrative Pediatrics

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

Purpose and Mission 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 all APA members to the various aspects…

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Injury Control

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

Purpose and Mission 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…

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Hospital Medicine

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

Purpose and Mission 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).   APA Pediatric Hospital Medicine Taskforce HM SIG…

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Health Care Value

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

Purpose and Mission To improve the value of healthcare delivered to pediatric patients. Current SIG Goals To promote high-value care in pediatrics and related fields. To improve education and awareness surrounding value in healthcare, specifically surrounding over-diagnosis and over-treatment.

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