Region 4

District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia



APA Region IV Meeting
February 10th and 11th, 2018
Omni Charlottesville Hotel
Charlottesville, VA
Abstract Deadline: 1/3/2018
Early Registration Deadline: 2/2/2018

Meeting Agenda

Please click here to register and submit an abstract.

Hotel Information:
Please call the Omni hotel directly at 1-800-THE-OMNI to make a room reservation. You must mention the group name: Academic Pediatric Association and book by Tuesday, January 16, 2018 (5 pm EST) to receive the discounted room rate of $175 (plus taxes and fees). The group rate is available for the nights of February 9-10, 2018.

ACADEMIC PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATION (APA) REGION IV CONFERENCE  FEBRUARY 10-11, 2018 in CHARTLOTTESVILLE, VA  Registration and Abstract submission site is ready!    Greetings friends of Region 4!    We are happy to announce that registration and abstract submission site is officially ready!!     https://www.academicpeds.org/secure/meeting/region4meeting/index.cfm    We are counting down the days until the 2018 APA Region IV conference and the planning committee is already hard at work to plan what we hope will be another great meeting in Charlottesville.      For those of you who have never joined us, the APA is a national organization whose mission is to nurture the academic success and career development of child health professionals who are engaged in research, advocacy, improvement science and educational scholarship – with the ultimate goal of enhancing the health and well-being of all children. Region IV includes members from Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, and North Carolina.     The meeting will begin Saturday morning at 11am and conclude by noon on Sunday.  We will be hosting platform presentations, a poster session, speed mentoring and much more!  The abstract due date is the same as the annual Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting:  January 3, 2018. The timing of the conference (before PAS) means that this is a great opportunity to practice presenting your work, get valuable feedback, and network with regional colleagues.    We will once again be hosting the event at the Omni in Charlottesville (https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/charlottesville) and will have a room block with a special rate good through January 16th.  Please note that there is only a short time from abstract submission to the deadline for the hotel conference rate.  Looking forward to seeing you in February! Please don’t hesitate to contact any of us with any questions.    APA Region IV Conference Planning Committee:  Callie Brown (calbrown@wakehealth.edu)  Rebecca Carlin (rcarlin@cnmc.org)  Kate Connor (kconno14@jhmi.edu)  Neal deJong (dejong@email.unc.edu)  John Harrington (john.harrington@chkd.org)  Ann Kane (athoma94@jhmi.edu)  Cliff Lee (Clifton.lee@vcuhealth.org)  Melissa Long (mflong@cnmc.org)  Chris Russo (Chris.russo@centrahealth.com)

October 2017 Newsletter


We are counting down the days until the 2018 APA Region IV conference and the planning committee is already hard at work planning what we hope will be another great meeting in Charlottesville.

The meeting will begin Saturday, February 10th at 11am and will conclude by noon on Sunday, February 11th. We will be hosting platform presentations, a poster session, speed mentoring and much more! We expect both online registration and abstract submission to begin in mid-November. The due date for abstract submission will be January 3, 2018, matching that of PAS. The timing of the conference (before PAS) means that this is a great opportunity to practice presenting your work, get valuable feedback, and network with regional colleagues.

We will once again be hosting the event at the Omni in Charlottesville (https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/charlottesville) and will have a room block with a special rate good through January 16th.

If you have any questions or are interested in getting involved, please don't hesitate to contact Rebecca Carlin (rcarlin@cnmc.org), Cliff Lee (Clifton.lee@vcuhealth.org ) or Melissa Long (mflong@cnmc.org).

Looking forward to seeing you in February!

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    Current Region IV Co-Chairs:


    Rebecca Carlin, MD
    Children's National Medical Center
    111 Michigan Ave NW
    Washington, Dis 20010
    Phone: (202) 476-4472
    rcarlin@childrensnational.org

    Clifton C Lee, MD
    Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU
    1000 East Broad Street
    Richmond, VA 23298
    Phone: (804) 827-1186
    clifton.lee@vcuhealth.org

    Melissa Long, MD
    Childrens National Medical Center
    111 Michigan Ave., NW
    Washington, DC 20010
    Phone: (202) 476-4170
    MFLong@childrensnational.org

    Elizabeth R Wolf, MD, MPH
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    1000 East Broad Street
    Richmond, VA 23219
    Phone: (804) 828-5644
    elizabeth.wolf@vcuhealth.org


 

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