The Immunization SIG

By APA Staff | October 5, 2020

The APA Immunization SIG is committed to improving timely vaccination coverage of children and adolescents. We bring together scientists, clinicians, educators, and advocates to focus on disease prevention through immunization, fostering new knowledge and sharing this evidence across disciplines. The APA Immunization SIG supports disease prevention across the lifespan by promoting: Research on vaccine-preventable diseases, vaccines, and…

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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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Urgent Care

By APA Staff | 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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Group Care

By APA Staff | November 6, 2019

The Group Care SIG promotes shared medical appointments to meet the quadruple aim of better health, better care, added value, and increased provider joy in work, by: Enhancing patient experience through redesign of primary care and other medical care experiences. Enhancing workforce by increasing trainee capacity for facilitated, open-ended communication Demonstrating heightened provider engagement in…

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Academic Fellows

By YokoCo | September 6, 2019

The purpose and mission of the Academic Fellows SIG is to provide ongoing mentoring, guidance, support, and encouragement to all academic fellows, as a forum to connect and engage with each other, and to help fellows transition from fellows to junior faculty. The Academic Fellows SIG’s goals are to Provide mentorship between faculty and fellows…

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Advocacy Training

By YokoCo | September 6, 2019

The Advocacy Training SIG supports community outreach, health promotion, and health policy activity as an integral part of medical training and ongoing career advocacy for social change. The goals of the SIG are (1) to support the development of pediatricians who can identify the needs of their communities and use their skills to partner with…

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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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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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Teaching in Community Settings

By YokoCo | September 3, 2019

The Teaching in Community Settings SIG is an environment for all clinicians who teach outside the traditional academic setting to share common challenges, generate discussion regarding opportunities for improvement, and to network with like-minded community-based teachers. We welcome educators from inpatient, nursery, and outpatient pediatrics. Over the summer, we held an Innovations Contest where participants…

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