Well-Being & Vitality SIG

By APA Staff | January 28, 2020

The mission of this SIG is to serve as the hub of support and essential information regarding the well-being and vitality of Academic Pediatric Association members and to promote the collaboration of all APA entities concerned with member well-being. Our goals are to share essential information/resources regarding APA member well-being, to disseminate new research and…

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Women in Medicine

By YokoCo | September 3, 2019

The purpose and mission of the Women in Medicine SIG is to address the issues facing women in academic pediatrics. The SIG’s goals continue to review the areas of disparities related to Women in Medicine: Salaries Academic Advancement Negotiating Skills Integrating Professional and Personal Lives Confronting Sexual Harassment and Intimidation Part-time Employment Leadership Opportunities Join…

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Serving the Underserved

By YokoCo | September 3, 2019

The Serving the Underserved SIG is dedicated to improving the health care of high-risk pediatric populations such as children who are economically disadvantaged, uninsured, underinsured, homeless and face barriers to accessing quality health care. The SIG focuses on clinical practice, education, research, and advocacy that further this cause. The SIG’s goal is to highlight the unique…

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Race in Medicine

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The purpose and mission of the Race in Medicine SIG is to bring awareness to the role of race in the practice of medicine and to provide resources by which our members can support the healthy development and optimal care for youth of color living in the United States. The SIG’s current goals are (1)…

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LGBTQ+ Health and Well-Being

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The purpose of the LGBTQ Health and Well-Being SIG is to provide a forum within the APA for members to share and advance research at various stages of development, discuss innovative teaching activities and ideas, and collaborate on advocacy efforts in support of LGBTQ children, youth, parents, and LGBTQ members of the health professions including…

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Global Health

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The GH SIG promotes health equity and supports professional development from a global perspective by raising awareness among US pediatricians on key global health priorities and effective international health partnership approaches. Current SIG Goals Support the global health award to provide a platform for junior investigators in the developing world Organize a platform that highlights…

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Latino Child Health Research

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The purpose and mission of the Latino Child Health Research SIG is to promote collaboration, networking, and resource sharing as a means to strengthen and support high quality Latino child health research and serve as a home for Latinx scientists and researchers at all levels and experiences. Current SIG Goals Formally change the name to…

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Ethics

By YokoCo | August 27, 2019

The APA Ethics SIG is a group of individuals with an interest in the application of ethical theory in the context of clinical work, research, and teaching. It is a venue for sharing views and concerns about the impact of ethics in these settings in order to promote advances in physician ethics and professionalism. Current…

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