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Administration and Practice Management
Sponsorship $7,500 | Pediatric Practice Manager Administration Program
This pre-conference program targets pediatricians and other office staff who are interested in gaining practical knowledge about practice management and provides education on topics in an interactive format.
Sponsorship $2,500 | Charles “Buzzy” Vanchiere Award
This award recognizes a pediatrician who has made outstanding contributions toward helping pediatricians build effective managerial skills and providing training and tools for fellows to negotiate preferential use of pediatric care and appropriate compensation.
Advances in Therapeutics and Technology
Sponsorship $4,000 | Provisional Section on Advances in Therapeutics and Technology Reception
Brand new section of the AAP will focus on new advances in pediatrics and these advances/innovations can be translated into practice and reception will provide an opportunity for networking.
Clinical Information Technology
Sponsorship $3,500 | Best Abstract Awards and Networking Reception
This award and reception provide an opportunity to showcase the latest applications of information technology to the practice of pediatrics.
Sponsorship $2,000 | Byron Oberst Award
This award recognizes pediatricians who have made significant contributions to the use of clinical information technology in pediatrics.
Communications and Media
Sponsorship $10,000 | Networking Event
The AAP Council on Communications and Media (COCM) works to address the effects of media on children’s health. Council members also participate in traditional and social media to help impart information about children’s health and safety to the public. The COCM reception will be open to AAP members who are interested in the media. Guests will be invited to join COCM in showcasing and celebrating their work in this dynamic and rapidly evolving area of child health promotion. Examples of the latest AAP recommendations about children and media will be featured alongside samples of COCM members’ interviews and appearances in the media--from “mommy blogs” to the Today Show and more.
Sponsorship $10,000 | Community Pediatrics Awards Recognition
The popular, well-attended Community Pediatrics Awards event recognizes pediatricians who have provided outstanding service to children at the national, state, and local levels while providing the opportunity for all interested pediatricians to meet and network with leaders in community pediatrics.
Sponsorship $60,000 | Community Pediatrics Networking Event and Poster Display
Our highly attended reception includes a community pediatrics poster session. This event provides a public forum for AAP members to celebrate work and the impact of fellow pediatricians and community pediatrician grant recipients, and recruit members to have an active role in advancing child health in their community.
Sponsorship $1,000 | Distinguished Career Award
Honors a pediatric intensivist who has made significant contributions to the field of pediatric critical care.
Sponsorship $10,000 | Investigator Research Award
Honors a new research investigator who has demonstrated a strong aptitude for clinical or basic science research and who presented a sound plan of investigation.
Sponsorship $3,000 | Critical Care Networking Event
A special banquet and reception is planned to commemorate the event, honor distinguished career awardees, and present historical information in the field and visions for the future.
Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
Sponsorship $2,500 | C. Anderson Aldrich Award
The Award, named in the memory of Dr. Aldrich, a founding member of the AAP and pioneer in child development, acknowledges a pediatrician who has made outstanding contributions to the field of child development.
Sponsorship $10,000 | Ken Graff Young Investigator Research Award
Recognizes an important research project that addresses issues pertinent to the acutely ill or injured child.
Sponsorship $3,000 | Emergency Medicine Networking Event
Members and others who provide emergency care to children network and discuss the future of pediatric emergency medicine during a well-attended social event. Abstract awards, including a new joint award with the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, are also presented during this reception.
Sponsorship $1,000 | Jim Seidel Distinguished Service Award
The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the field of pediatric emergency medicine.
Sponsorship $1,200 | Abstract Research Award
The award recognizes outstanding original research in hospital medicine.
Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention
Sponsorship $6,000 | Fellow and Resident Achievement Awards
The Section on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention Program provides a forum for section members and potential members to learn about and discuss topics in injury and violence prevention and to network professionally. The Fellow and Resident Achievement Awards honor a pediatrician and a trainee who have made significant contributions to the field of injury and violence prevention.
Sponsorship $20,000 | Joint Session with the European Academy of Pediatrics
This pre-conference program on Friday, October 14, provides educational opportunities for both US and European pediatricians who work abroad. Topic TBD.
Sponsorship $25,000 | Ambassador Program
The AAP invites leaders from pediatric societies around the world to attend the NCE. Your support of an International Ambassador Program affords them the opportunity to present and/or attend pediatric educational programs, and participate in collaborating with the AAP. Support of this activity receives Silver Sponsorship recognition.
Internal Medicine – Pediatrics
Sponsorship $5,000 | Pediatrician Health Day
The AAP Section on Med-Peds is hosting an information booth to provide pediatricians an opportunity to discuss health issues with a board-certified internist.
Sponsorship $3,500 | Meds-Peds Leadership Forum
The AAP Section on Internal Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds) is committed to advocacy, education, improving communication and research related to the practice and training of physicians in combined internal medicine and pediatrics. Membership in the section is open to all members of the AAP, and currently has over 1500 members. This event will provide attendees opportunities to network with section members and AAP leadership.
Sponsorship $8,000 | Pediatric Dentistry and Oral Health Service Award Luncheon & Lecture
This award honors a pediatrician or pediatric dentist who has shown exemplary service in the areas of elevating the importance of children’s oral health.
Sponsorship $4,000 | Abstract Program Publication
Publish all pediatric orthopaedic abstracts accepted for presentation at the NCE during the educational program in a pocket program booklet.
Sponsorship $7,000 | Distinguished Service Award
Recognizes an individual in the field of pediatric orthopaedics who has contributed to the AAP mission of excellence in patient care, research, or teaching.
Sponsorship $6,000 | Networking Forum
After the educational programming, a networking opportunity for the Section on Orthopaedics will be held to discuss problems and treatments related to orthopaedics in children.
Sponsorship $2,500 | Resident Research Awards
Recognizes research excellence demonstrated by residents, fellows, and medical students working in the field of pediatric orthopaedics and encourages further research.
Sponsorship $6,000 | Resident & Student Networking Reception
Reception follows the educational forum for residents and students in the field of orthopaedics to network.
Sponsorship $11,000 | Resident Ambassador Awards
Assists medical students, residents, and fellowship trainees who are presenting abstracts in attending the Section on Orthopaedics Program.
Sponsorship $2,000 | Research Presentation
Best papers on osteopathic research will be presented during section’s educational program.
Sponsorship $3,500 | Networking Forum
Networking luncheon for pediatricians interested in osteopathic medicine.
Sponsorship $7,000 | Friday Poster Session Forum
Pre-conference session allows section members to network while poster abstracts are presented.
$13,000 | Saturday Lunch / $13,000 |Sunday Brunch
Support the section’s lunch activities during the educational forum for the discussion of problems relating to pregnancy, parturition, and perinatal/neonatal medicine. The Section has a total membership of 3,200.
Sponsorship $15,000 | Medical Student, Resident, & Fellowship Trainee & Poster Display Session
Reception provides medical students, residents, and fellowship trainees the opportunity to present a poster on clinical cases and international electives.
Sponsorship $50,000 | Resident Ambassador Awards
Help support a resident representation from resident training programs (more than 300) to attend the AAP National Conference and Exhibition.
Sponsorship $1,500 | Martin C. Ushkow Award
The Ushkow Award recognizes a physician, school health professional, or organization that has contributed to the welfare of children in school and/or the community by actively promoting coordinated school health programs or by promoting physician and health professions education in school health.
Sponsorship $1,500 | Milton JE Senn Award
The Senn Award is given to a person who has distinguished him or herself nationally in the field of school health and/or who has contributed significantly to the AAP Council on School Health
(COSH) to improve the welfare of school children.
Sponsorship $5,000 | 25th Anniversary Networking Forum NEW
The Council on School Health Luncheon will be held to honor 25 years of annual service award recipients and to encourage professional networking of current and potential Council on School Health members through discussion of emerging issues in school health.
Sports Medicine & Fitness
Sponsorship $5,000 | Resident & Fellowship Networking Forum
Breakfast connects residents interested in a sports medicine fellowship and provides networking opportunities with fellowship directors.
Sponsorship $4,000 | Thomas E. Shaffer, MD, FAAP Award & Luncheon
This award recognizes an individual who has made a lifelong contribution to the field of sports medicine.
Sponsorship $25,000 | Scientific Sessions and Award Presentations
Presentation of the William E. Ladd, Stephen L. Gans distinguished Overseas Lecture and presentation of the Arnold Salzberg Mentorship Award. New members will be introduced and provided opportunities for networking.
Sponsorship $25,000 | Surgical Reception NEW
Sponsor this exclusive surgical specialists networkking/exhibit event.
Sponsorship $20,000 | Networking Event
Our Section on Young Physicians reception enables young physicians to come together, network, and participate in meeting activities specifically designed for them. The AAP recognizes the need for young physicians to become involved with the Academy and lead a new generation of advocates for children.