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2018 Martha Bushore-Fallis Advanced Pediatric Life Support (APLS) Award

Tuesday, January 2, 2018   (0 Comments)
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The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Steering Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Martha Bushore-Fallis Advanced Pediatric Life Support (APLS) Award. This will be the 14th year for award, which recognizes an individual who used the APLS program to help further the goal of early recognition and stabilization of life-threatened children.


  • All those interested in pediatric emergency medicine are invited to submit nominations.
  • The nominee need not be a member of the AAP.
  • Qualified candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to the above through innovation of a new procedure or equipment, through development of a new educational methodology, through advancing legislation in support of life-threatened children, through teaching APLS in underserved communities (either nationally or internationally), or through other accomplishments deemed exceptional by the APLS Steering Committee.
  • The nomination should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae of the nominee. A letter in support of the nomination is required and up to three support letters will be accepted.

Send nominations and supporting materials by April 27, 2018 to:

Karen Kostakis
APLS Steering Committee
American Academy of Pediatrics
345 Park Blvd.
Itasca, IL 60143