The Academic Paediatrics Association (GBI) is committed to the promotion of Academic Paediatrics and Child Health, open to all levels of clinical and non-clinical academic staff, and those with NHS appointments, who are actively involved in research and teaching related to paediatrics and child health in the UK and Eire. The aims of the Association are to promote excellence in research relevant to child health and to support the teaching of paediatrics.  Read more.

President: Professor Paul Winyard

Secretary: Professor Howard Clark

Treasurer: Professor Andrew Wilkinson



Best wishes for safe working and good health to all of our members and their loved ones during the second and third waves of the Covid-19 pandemic. Our thoughts are with you and everyone supporting us all.

Let's hope that the vaccines quickly make a difference.

Academic Paediatrics is essential to the health of our children and our future; we can learn from these unprecedented experiences and do it better as we move on.

Stay safe.

Paul Winyard
President, Academic Paediatrics Association

And a note on upcoming emails:  as we beat this crisis, we want all of our members to be involved in setting future goals for the Association, so we will be sending out a questionaire soon seeking your thoughts on our most important aims and objectives. Please reply to have your say! 


RCPCH Conference abstract submission deadline

Wed 10 Mar 2021

The annual flagship meeting for the RCPCH. Usually held in person but delivered online in 2020; format undecided for 2021.

This is your chance to share your work with a wider Paediatric audience to promote collaboration and larger studies.

4th jENS Congress of joint European Neonatal Societies

Tue 14 Sep 2021 - Sat 18 Sep 2021

Athens, Greece.

Pan-European meeting for neonatologists and neonatal care professionals to gain international perspectives on the best scientific research and clinical care programmes.

Attendees from all levels of neonatal care are welcome, with learning supported by panels of leading international experts, many of whom have pioneered state-of-the-art developments in neonatal care and research.

AAP 2021 - American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition

Fri 8 Oct 2021 - Tue 12 Oct 2021

The largest Paediatric conference in the world with multiple parallel sessions covering almost every aspect of Paediatrics. Full details to be announced via https://aapexperience.org/
8-12 October, 2021; Philadelphia, USA