The American Pediatric Society Announces 2024 Election Results

HOUSTON, March 14, 2024 – The American Pediatric Society (APS) is pleased to announce the 2024 election results and wishes to thank all the members who participated and ran in this year’s election. Your engagement and commitment to serve and vote are valuable to the continued success of the Society.

Stephen R. Daniels, MD, PhD, MPH – 2024-2025 President-elect

Stephen R. Daniels, MD, PhD, MPH, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Pediatrician-in-Chief and L. Joseph Butterfield Chair in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Colorado. An APS member since 1994, Dr. Daniels served on the Nominating Committee in 2015-2016 and was an APS Councilor from 2017 to 2022. Dr. Daniels’ initiatives include promoting important cross-organizational connections to improve pediatric training, workforce development, health care finance, and research; providing the best sources of information about career development for later career stages; and building an endowment through philanthropy that will ensure that APS will continue to be the strongest voice for the future.

Monika Goyal, MD, MSCE – 2024-2029 Council Member

Monika Goyal, MD, MSCE, holds the inaugural endowed chair for Women in Science and Health (WISH) and serves as Associate Division Chief for Academic Affairs and Research at Children’s National Hospital. She is a tenured Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency medicine at George Washington University and leads an NIH-funded research program, ADAPT – Addressing Disparities through Advocacy, Prevention, and Technology. Dr. Goyal has been an APS member since 2022 and has served as a cohort leader for the APS/SPR Journeys Program for years. She enjoyed her service as an SPR Councilor and looks forward to contributing to APS in a similar capacity. Through the APS, Dr. Goyal is inspired to engage in national efforts to develop and retain physician-scientists, especially women and those who identify as underrepresented in medicine.

Steven Miller, MDCM, FRCPC, FRSC – 2024-2029 Council Member

Steven Miller, MDCM, FRCPC, FRSC, is Professor and Head of the Department of Pediatrics at The University of British Columbia, and Chief of Pediatric Medicine at BC Children’s Hospital. He serves as Chair of the Institute Advisory Board for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Human Development Child Youth Health and leads the advocacy theme team of the Pediatric Chairs of Canada. Dr. Miller also co‑directs Child-Bright, an innovative pan-Canadian patient-oriented research network that is leading new research engagement strategies for children, youth, and parents. An APS member since 2015 and past-President of SPR, Dr. Miller is grateful for the opportunity to serve the APS and strengthen its partnerships with related societies.

Louis J. Muglia, MD, PhD – 2024-2029 Council Member

Louis J. Muglia, MD, PhD, is President and CEO of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, an independent nonprofit research foundation in Research Triangle Park accelerating discovery in the biomedical sciences. Previously, he served as Vice Chair for Research, Director of the Division of Human Genetics, Co-Director of the Perinatal Institute, and Professor of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Muglia has been a member of APS since 2008. Over the past three decades, he has organized or contributed to workshops, symposia, poster sessions, and many PAS meetings. Having served on SPR’s Council, he is enthusiastic about serving as an APS Councilor for the next five years.

David G. Nichols, MD, MBA, FAAP – 2024-2029 Council Member

David G. Nichols, MD, MBA, FAAP, is Emeritus President and CEO of The American Board of Pediatrics. Before assuming his position at ABP, Dr. Nichols was the Mary Wallace Stanton Vice Dean for Education and Professor of Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. An APS member since 2015, Dr. Nichols was the inaugural recipient of the David G. Nichols Health Award in 2022. He has since served on the Nichols Award Selection Committee and is this year’s committee chair. As a member of Council, Dr. Nichols looks forward to contributing to APS’s collective talents, networks, and influences in addressing three critical issues for the profession: healthcare disparities, the youth mental crisis, and severe shortages in the pediatric workforce.


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