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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 Call for Applications is now open. Applications are due January 21, 2015, 2:00 PM CST.

CPTI will support 4 pediatric faculty-resident pairs (8 people total) to attend the AAP Legislative Conference in Washington, DC on April 12-14, 2015. Following the conference, the faculty-resident pairs will be required to implement an educational project 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 advocacy project.

Application Guidelines
Timeline and Budget Template

Click here for up-to-date information on the 2015 Legislative Conference.

The next Call for Proposals will open in Spring 2015

CPTI partners with the Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Program to offer this opportunity. The Rome CATCH Visiting Professorships program promotes advocacy for children and advances the field of community pediatrics by focusing on resident education, faculty development, and community partnerships. Up to 8 accredited pediatric residency programs per year are 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.

SOMSRFT Anne E. Dyson Child Advocacy Award
The American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Medical Students, Residents, and Fellowship Trainees 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. Resident-led projects that seek to advocate on behalf of children are eligible to apply 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 $2,000 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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