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100th Periodic Survey compares pediatricians' concerns in 1987 with 2018 August 2019

​Survey: Graduating residents' debt levels off, salaries rise modestly​ March 2018

Survey: Many pediatricians don't follow lipid recommendations August 2017

Study: Primary care pediatricians working fewer hours July 2017

Study analyzes ADHD diagnosis, stimulant use after guideline released June 2017

Nearly all residents satisfied with t​​raining; few satisfied with time devoted to practice management​ May 2017​

Study: Most young pediatricians own home despite high debt April 2017

Most pediatricians advise families to quit smoking, but few assist with cessation March 2017

Study: Only 23% of youths with hypertension receive diagnosis February 2017

AAP grants provide research opportunities for residents
January 2017

Pediatricians say promoting safe driving agreements important, feasible December 2016

Survey: pediatricians value medical home but face challenges​ November 2016​

Study: Rates of uninsured children drop, access to care improves November 2016

Survey: gun violence prevention a b​ig issue for most pediatricians ​September 2016​

Survey: half of families with high-deductible plans avoid office visits​ August 2016 ​

Most early career pediatricians satisfied with job, life​ July 2016

Mental health diagnoses, prescribing vary in primary care June 2016

Study looks at trends in part-time work among pediatricians May 2016

AAP resident survey marks 20th anniversary April 2016

Study compares experiences of general, fellowship-trained pediatricians March 2016

Timing of puberty varies in overweight vs. obese boys February 2016

AAP grants provide research opportunities for residents January 2016

Most pediatricians treat ADHD but not other mental health issues December 2015

Survey compares job search experiences, backgrounds of U.S., international medical school graduates November 2015

Periodic Survey to guide AAP work on home visiting programs October 2015

Study will help AAP respond to needs of early career pediatricians August 2015

EHR data from more than 1.2 million children harnessed for research July 2015

Motivational counseling effective for addressing pediatric obesity June 2015

Few residents feel prepared to review job contracts, negotiate benefits May 2015

Major life events common among young pediatricians April 2015

Health, home routines among factors influencing cognitive skills at kindergarten March 2015

AAP survey tracks pediatricians’ use of EHRs from 2009-’12 February 2015

Feb. 27 is deadline for Resident Research Grant applications January 2015

Pediatricians can play role in helping parents quit smoking December 2014

Physical disability rate in children drops, while mental health conditions rise November 2014

Periodic Survey data to guide AAP work on child poverty October 2014

Investigators use EHR data to study off-label use of asthma medications September 2014

How do gender, generational differences affect pediatric workforce? July 2014

Survey of early career pediatricians shows many were ‘immigrant children’ June 2014

Residents: Duty hour restrictions worsen continuity of care, workload May 2014

Balancing work, personal life causes stress for half of early career pediatricians April 2014

Survey shows fewer pediatricians participating in community activities that promote child health March 2014

Study to look at whether families will use online portal to manage asthma February 2014

Grant program encourages residents to start academic research career January 2014

Majority of pediatricians use body mass index to screen for obesity December 2013

Survey shows pediatricians would choose the same career again November 2013

Academy is go-to source for vaccine information, survey says October 2013

Study shows pediatricians can help parents quit smoking September 2013

Physician mentors guide residents in personal, professional lives August 2013

AAP survey: Pediatricians need more information on Affordable Care Act July 2013

Primary care pediatricians prescribe psychotropic medications: ePROS study June 2013

Nearly all graduating pediatric residents would choose same career path May 2013

First years out of residency filled with personal, professional changes April 2013

Educational debt influences career choices among pediatric residents February 2013

Grant program encourages residents to begin research careers January 2013

EHRs centerpiece of studies on hypertension, medication use in children November 2012

Balancing act: Survey explores pediatric residents’ stress October 2012

Most pediatric residents see no downside to combined programs August 2012

AAP research network to use data in electronic health records July 2012

PROS seeks practitioners for study of adolescent tobacco, social media use May 2012

Years of survey data from residents allow AAP to track career trends April 2012

Global health training, opportunities important to many pediatric residents March 2012

Survey: Pediatricians likely to broach subject of driving with teens February 2012

AAP grants provide research opportunities for residents January 2012

First ePROS study looks at stimulant use in patients with ADHD December 2011

Well-child visits may be short but parental satisfaction is high November 2011

New AAP study to follow pediatricians as they start their careers October 2011

AAP survey explores pediatric residents’ use of Internet technology September 2011

Pediatricians’ use of developmental screening tools on the rise August 2011

At what age should children manage their own health? July 2011

Practitioners sought for study on adolescent tobacco, media use June 2011

AAP survey highlights diverse backgrounds of 2010 graduating pediatric residents May 2011

Research networks collaborating to improve effectiveness, efficiency March 2011

Deadline approaching to apply for AAP Resident Research Grants January 2011