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Supporting Healthy Families
The 2014 Call for Proposals is closed.

CPTI and the AAP Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight are partnering to offer Healthy Active Living grants for 5 AAP chapter/pediatric residency program pairs. The $25,000 grants are intended to build partnerships with community organizations to develop and implement sustainable strategies to support Healthy Active Living for children and families. These are 16-month grants beginning in January 2014.

Benefits of participating in this grant program include opportunities for:

  • Improving child health in your community
  • Faculty development
  • Strengthening resident training in community health and advocacy
  • Increasing your chapter's visibility to pediatricians and others caring for children in your state
  • Enhancing chapter member engagement and leadership development
  • Developing and nurturing stronger connections with community partners
  • Networking and collaboration with like-minded peers
  • Expert guidance and support from a pediatrician coach with experience in community-based projects

This grant program is generously supported by the MetLife Foundation

The 2014 Call for Proposals is Closed

CPTI will support 4 pediatric faculty-resident pairs (8 people total) to attend the AAP Legislative Conference in Washington, DC on June 14-17, 2014. Following the conference, the faculty-resident pairs will be required to implement an educational activity on child advocacy in collaboration with their local AAP chapter. The AAP chapter will receive up to $1,000 in grant funds to support this educational activity.

2014 Legislative Conference Brochure


The 2014 Call for Proposals is Now Open
Applications Due April 30, 2014, 2 pm CDT

CPTI partners with the Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Program to offer this opportunity. The purpose of the Rome CATCH Visiting Professorships is to promote advocacy for children and advance the field of community pediatrics. Up to 8 accredited pediatric residency programs will be provided with a maximum of $4,500 each to implement a 2- or 3-day community health and advocacy educational program focusing on resident education, faculty development, and community partnerships.

Application Guidelines

The Call for Proposals is closed.

The goal of this grant is to help pediatric residency programs improve their community pediatrics and advocacy training. Programs selected will create sustainable strategies to implement change to enhance residency training in community pediatrics and advocacy. Grants of up to $30,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis to 7 pediatric residency programs for activities to be completed over the course of 2 years. A pediatric faculty member with AAP national and chapter membership must lead the project. For more information please email CPTI staff or call 800/433-9016, ext 7397.The Transforming Pediatric Residency Training to Improve Care for Underserved Children grant program is generously supported by the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.

Resident Section Anne E. Dyson Child Advocacy Award
The American Academy of Pediatrics Resident Section Anne E. Dyson Child Advocacy Award, supported by an endowment from the Dyson Foundation, celebrates the outstanding efforts of pediatricians-in-training as they work in their communities to improve the health of children. Any resident-sponsored and/or resident led project that seeks to advocate on behalf of children is eligible for this award.

CATCH Resident Grant
The Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Resident Grant program supports pediatric residents in the planning and/or implementation of community-based child health initiatives. Grants of up to $3,000 are awarded twice each year on a competitive basis for pediatric residents to address the needs of children in their communities.

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