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1 2015 APS Business Update

2 APS Election Results - 2015  Vice President (President-Elect) – Beginning May 2015 Mark L. Batshaw – Children’s National Health Systems, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC  Council Member – Beginning May 2015 (5 Year Term) Norman D. Rosenblum – Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada Robin H. Steinhorn – UC Davis Children’s Hospital, Sacramento, CA

3 In Memoriam (reported since May 2014) In Memoriam (reported since May 2014)  Marc O. Beem  Russell W. Chesney  Vincent A. Fulginiti  Joseph M. Garfunkel  James C. Haworth  Raymond L. Hintz  Arno R. Hohn  Barton A. Kamen  Chris P. Katsampes  Alexander Spock  William B. Weil  Hulda J. Wohltmann  Mohsen Ziai

4 APS Financial Position Fiscal Year Ending September 30 Fund Balance Income Disbursements 2012 $982,350 $749,632 $716,439 2013 $889,143 $644,250 $781,427 2014 $910,403 $759,179 $714,989 2011 $874,351 $636,820 $681,138 2010 $956,551 $600,130 $625,186

5 PAS Annual Meeting – 2015 Abstracts  4893 Submitted 80.8% Accepted 1884 Trainee First Author Presentations  53 Late Breakers / 6 Accepted Submit your best work for consideration at the 2016 PAS Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD. The abstract receipt deadline will be mid November 2015.

6 PAS Annual Meeting – 2015 Registrants - Exhibits  Advance Registrants 6,123 (5643 in 2014, 5670 in 2013, 5619 in 2012) 3,149 PAS Members 1,215 Guests 1,536 Trainees (Members & Guests) 207 Allied Health Professionals (Members & Guests) 421 APS Members  Exhibitors 193 Booths / 122 Companies (171 booths / 96 companies in 2014)

7 PAS Annual Meeting – 2015 Sponsorship Recognition  Abbott Nutrition  Chiesi  Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta / Emory University  Children’s of Alabama / UAB Medicine  Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin  Children’s Mercy Kansas City Thank you to the following organizations and companies who have provided generous support to the APS and/or the PAS Annual Meeting  Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center  Connecticut Children’s Medical Center  Discovery Labs, Inc.  Ikaria  Innara Health, Inc. (Formerly KCBioMedix)  International Pediatric Research Foundation

8 PAS Annual Meeting – 2015 Sponsorship Recognition (continued)  Stanford University School of Medicine  University of California, San Diego / Rady Children’s Hospital  University of Colorado  University of Utah  Vanderbilt University School of Medicine  Yale University School of Medicine  Mead Johnson Nutrition  Medela, Inc.  Nationwide Children’s Hospital  New York-Presbyterian Hospital  Novo Nordisk  Pediatric Research Foundation  Sanofi Pasteur

9 Future PAS Annual Meetings 2016 Baltimore, Maryland – April 30-May 3 2017 San Francisco, California – May 6-9 2018 Toronto, Canada – May 5-8 2019 Baltimore, Maryland – April 27-30 2020 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – May 2-5

10 APS Membership: April 2015 1852 Total Members  1185 Active Members (1198 in 2014)  581 Emeritus Members ( 571 in 2014)  86 Honorary Members ( 81 in 2014)

11 APS New Members 2015 The APS Welcomes 56 New Members: 50 Active 6Honorary Total Applications = 63 The deadline for 2016 APS membership nominations is July 31, 2015.

12 APS 2015 New Members Active Members Evaline A. Alessandrini Luisa I. Alvarado-Domenech Sanjiv B. Amin Stephen C. Aronoff Rachel Paredes Berger Jeffrey R. Botkin Luc P. Brion Mary T. Caserta Patricia R. Chess David W. Cooke Sherry E. Courtney Randy Q. Cron James J. Cummings Lara A. Danziger-Isakov Yves Albert DeClerck Jonathan A. Finkelstein Rani E. George Philip F. Giampietro Nicole S. Glaser Frank Fai Ing Robert P. Jankov Christopher S. Kennedy

13 APS 2015 New Members (continued) APS 2015 New Members (continued) Active Members (con’t) Steven G. Kernie David W. Kimberlin Jonathan M. Klein Augusto A. Litonjua William T. Mahle Linda McAllister-Lucas Amy B. Middleman Steven P. Miller Parviz Minoo Ayesha Mirza Nancy A. Murphy Radhika H. Muzumdar Ian M. Paul Peter J. Porcelli, Jr. DeWayne M. Pursley Laura P. Richardson Charles W.M. Roberts Jerome I. Rotter Krishnamurthy C. Sekar Judith S. Shaw Jeffrey S. Shenberger

14 APS 2015 New Members (continued) Active Members (con’t) Andrew P. Sirotnak Elsie M. Taveras Riley F. "Franklin" Trimm, III Xiaobin Wang Barbara B. Warner Rosalind J. Wright Clifton E. Yu Honorary Members Nilo Mikko Kustaa Hallman Jean-Michel Hascoet Takashi Igarashi Liisa A. Lehtonen Sunil Sinha Takao Takahashi

15 2016 APS Nominating Committee  Chair ~ Donna M. Ferriero, University of California, San Francisco - Benioff Children's Hospital APS Immediate Past President  Stephen R. Daniels, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine  Phyllis A. Dennery, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia  Sherin U. Devaskar, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA  Jonathan D. Klein, American Academy of Pediatrics Consider candidates for Council. The deadline for nominations is July 31, 2015.

16 APS Supported Initiatives  APS Registry  APS-SPR Summer Student Research Program  PAS Travel Grants  Federation of Pediatric Organizations  PAS Annual Meeting  Pediatric Research Foundation  Pediatric Scientist Development Program  Pediatric Policy Council

17 Student Research Program  Encourages gifted medical students to consider a career in pediatrics by providing a stipend to work in a pediatric research group setting for a two-three month period. 26 funded students will participate this year Help Make A Difference! We welcome all members to our Directory of Labs so you have an opportunity to host one of our student participants.

18 Pediatric Research Foundation  The Pediatric Research Foundation (PRF) is a support foundation which has been established by the APS and SPR to help secure the future of the Societies. Our goal is to raise a two million dollar endowment.  The PRF Board of Trustees met in early April 2014, and are in the process of an evaluation/ planning review.

19 Pediatric Research Foundation Contributions  APS & SPR Members  $353,281 (60.7%)  Pediatric Departments  $183,500  Children’s Hospitals  $ 94,500 We need your support. For a pledge form, please contact the APS Central Office at Visit our website for a complete list of donors.

20 Pediatric Research Our Journal Together with the SPR and the ESPR, the APS co-sponsors Pediatric Research. Members are encouraged to submit high quality manuscripts. Submit on-line at

21 Pediatric Research Olaf Dammann, Editor-in-Chief Pierre Gressens, Associate Editor-In-Chief Stephanie Dean, Managing Editor Section Editors Carlo Agostoni Tine Brink-Henriksen Irina A. Buhimschi George Deschenes Donna M. Ferriero Ivan D. Frantz Cobi J. Heijnen Martin A. Horstmann Ethylin W. Jabs Kwang Sik Kim Louis Low Parviz Minoo Seema Mital Annamaria Staiano

22 Pediatric Policy Council The Pediatric Policy Council (PPC) was created to combine the legislative advocacy efforts of the American Pediatric Society, the Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs, the Academic Pediatric Association and the Society for Pediatric Research to "speak with one voice." Drs. Cynthia F. Bearer and Scott C. Denne are the APS PPC representatives.

23 Questions or Suggestions?  Please feel free to contact the APS Council at  We look forward to your continued support of the American Pediatric Society

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