Obesity

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The mission of the Obesity SIG is to connect individuals who share an interest in childhood obesity and to share resources, research, and best practices. Current SIG Goals Provide a forum for highlighting and discussing important pediatric environmental health issues. Serve as a network to connect health professionals with an interest in pediatric environmental health.…

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Nutrition

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The Nutrition SIG of the APA brings together health professionals committed to effective nutrition research, practice, and teaching in academic and community pediatrics. Current SIG Goals To highlight the role of nutrition in specialty and subspecialty care To provide a platform for members with similar interests in medical nutrition to share ideas and resources To…

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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 Student Education

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The Medical Student Education SIG is dedicated to being a home for all people who are interested in medical student education. The SIG disseminates  information for faculty development and career development of members and partners with other SIGs or other organizations to enhance the approach to education and training. Current SIG Goals Expand our membership…

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Health Informatics

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The Health 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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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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Literacy Development Programs in Primary Care

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The Literacy Promotion SIG provides an opportunity to collaborate on early literacy and parenting research to help inform community outreach, health promotion, and health policy activity in these areas. Current SIG Goals To facilitate the exchange of ideas between researchers, educators, and advocates in best practices in early literacy promotion To maintain the presence of…

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Interdisciplinary Pediatric Researchers

By YokoCo | August 28, 2019

The mission of the Interdisciplinary Pediatric Researchers SIG is to connect individuals, who are not necessarily medically trained and are conducting research in pediatric medicine, to provide a forum for sharing ideas and methodologies, and to support their career development within pediatric academic medicine. Current SIG Goals Connect and provide networking opportunities for pediatric researchers…

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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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