Research Research The AAP addresses important questions regarding pediatric practice and the health and well being of children by developing original research including practice-based network research. Practice-Based Research The Academy’s national primary-care research network, PROS, comprises 2,000 collaborating pediatric practitioners. A coalition of primary-care and specialist research networks share best practices under the CAPRI program. Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) Pediatrician Surveys For over 20 years, the AAP has been systematically surveying pediatricians about their practice and training experiences. A new longitudinal study is now being launched to track young pediatricians’ experiences across their career. Periodic Survey of Fellows Graduating Residents Survey Pediatric Life and Career Experiences Study (PLACES) Pediatrican Participation Survey Reports Tobacco Control Research The AAP Julius B. Richmond Center of Excellence strives to improve child health by eliminating children’s exposure to tobacco and secondhand smoke. Richmond Center Research Efforts Child Health Measurement Project The goals of the Child Health Measurement Project are to enhance and advance health services research related to children and their families. What We Have Learned from Parents Children's Health Survey for Asthma Research Findings Results from studies conducted by the AAP Department of Research are disseminated in several ways. Journal Articles AAP News Research Updates Pediatric Academic Societies Abstracts Research Resources Committee on Pediatric Research Resident Research Grants Children and Clinical Studies Health Literacy and Pediatrics Medicaid Reimbursement Reports Medicaid State Reports Mapping Health Care Delivery for America's Children Clinical Practice Guidelines ChildStats.gov Medicaid and Children Factsheet Full Year and Part Year Uninsured Children Report Related Information 7 Great Achievements in Pediatric Research Groundbreaking therapies and technologies developed through research made possible by federal investments. Pediatric Resident Trends A survey of trends in graduating residents from U.S. pediatrics residency programs. Pediatrician Practice Characteristics, US A 2015 survey of trends among pediatricians in the US. Why Should You (Your Practice) Join PROS? Learn why you should join AAP's practice-based research network.