Scholarship refers to research, quality improvement, educational and advocacy projects with clear goals, adequate preparation, appropriate methods, and results shared through local/national presentations and publications.


The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital Scholars Academy creates a collaborative interprofessional culture that provides members with resources, infrastructure and tailored support to advance their scholarly goals.


MaineHealth Pediatric clinicians engage in scholarship that improves patient and community health and enhances professional fulfillment.


Goals of the BBCH Scholars Academy

  • Develop the infrastructure needed by members to produce scholarly products
  • Complete projects that benefit our patients and families clinically and on a preventative population level
  • Share project results through presentations and publications
  • Advance the academic careers of members
  • Mentor pediatric residents, students, and allied health professionals on scholarly project