Urgent Care

By Jessica Konrath | November 6, 2019

The mission of APA’s 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. Goals of the Urgent Care SIG Provide a venue for networking and collaboration among…

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Group Care

By Jessica Konrath | 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

SIG purpose/mission: 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.

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Advocacy Training

By YokoCo | September 6, 2019

SIG purpose/mission: 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. To support the development of pediatricians who can identify the needs of their communities and use their skills to partner with the community for improved pediatric…

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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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Women in Medicine

By YokoCo | September 3, 2019

Purpose and Mission Address the issues facing women in academic pediatrics. Women in Medicine SIG at PAS 2019 Current SIG 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

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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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Simulation-based Medical Education (SBME)

By YokoCo | September 3, 2019

The Simulation Based Medical Education (SBME) SIG will be discussing simulation funding and publication at our PAS meeting. We are seeking 1 additional speaker with experience getting funding for simulation research or experience with simulation focused publications/journals. We also invite anyone who submits a relevant abstract to PAS to check “SBME” as a potential poster…

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Serving the Underserved

By YokoCo | September 3, 2019

Description The Serving the Underserved (SUS) 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. SUS focuses on clinical practice, education, research, and advocacy that further this cause. Current SIG Goals Highlight the unique…

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