Grants / Special Projects

The APPD is committed to investment in members through grants and special projects.

The Special Projects Program provides financial support for projects that further the APPD’s mission and strategic plan. Through the process described below, the APPD may grant up to $10,000 per selected project. The Board of Directors will determine the funds available for this program annually. The number of awards will be dependent on the funds available and the size of the grant requests of the selected projects. Proposals are due each January. APPD Special Project RFP

For 2019, the APPD approved funding for the following important projects:

Using Text Messaging to Help Learners Develop Self-Regulated Learning Skills
Kimberly A. Gifford, MD
Director of Competency Based Education in Pediatrics
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756
Amount: $9,996

Evaluation of a Course for Neonatal Fellows on Providing Psychosocial Support to NICU Families
Melissa Scala, MD
Associate Program Director
Stanford Children's/Stanford Pediatrics
750 Welch Road, Rm 315
Palo Alto CA, 94304
Amount: $10,000

Complete List of Funded Projects