Resident Grant and Advocacy January Deadlines

Advocacy Training Grants for Pediatric Faculty-Resident Pairs – Applications Due January 13
The AAP Community Pediatrics Training Initiative (CPTI) provides support to 4 pediatric faculty-resident pairs to attend the AAP Advocacy Conference (March 26-28, 2023) and then implement an educational project to strengthen the advocacy skills of others in their program and enhance their residency program’s advocacy training/curriculum. Projects must be done in collaboration with their respective AAP chapter. Applications are due January 13, 2023. Interested individuals can review the full grant guidelines and complete the application on the CPTI Grants page.

AAP CATCH Program Call for Proposals – Proposals Due January 23
Proposals for the Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Program are due Monday, January 23, 2023, at 11:59 pm CT. Pediatricians and residents with innovative ideas to plan or implement initiatives that address critical child health issues in their local communities may apply for $10,000 and $2,000, respectively. The resident call for proposals guidelines include additional targeted funding opportunities for the following 12 topics: community pediatrics, environmental health/climate change, developmental/behavioral pediatrics, hospital medicine, emergency medicine, practice management, early childhood, school health, obesity, oral health, sports medicine/fitness, and the “Racing Against ACEs" advocacy campaign from the Section on Pediatric Trainees (SOPT). All applicants are encouraged to request technical assistance from their chapter CATCH facilitators and/or district resident liaisons prior to Friday, January 13, 2023. To learn more about CATCH, visit Please contact AAP CATCH staff with any questions.