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APPD Pediatric Education Groups (PEGs)

APPD Pediatric Education Groups (PEGs) were created as an avenue for APPD members to collaborate and communicate with others who share a common area of interest. PEGs may provide a forum, both at APPD meetings and between meetings, to facilitate informal networking opportunities in a specialized topical area, as well as to provide a platform from which collaborative projects might develop. Scholarly activity is encouraged.

The following APPD PEGs would welcome your interest and involvement:

Community Health & Advocacy Training PEG
Co-Leaders: Michelle Barnes, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Sarah Garwood, MD, Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium

Healthcare Simulation in Pediatrics PEG
Co-Leaders: Ariel Frey-Vogel, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital
Amanda Rogers, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

LGBTQA+ PEG
Co-Leaders: Michelle Brooks, C-TAGME, Stanford University - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Beth Payne, MAEd, C-TAGME, UTHSCSA

Pediatric Global Health (GH) Educators
Co-Leaders: Tania Condurache, MD, MSc, University of Louisville School of Medicine
Christiana Russ, MD, Boston Children's Hospital

Global Health PEG webpage

Under Represented Minorities in Pediatric Graduate Medical Education PEG
Co-Leaders: Patricia Poitevien, MD, MSc, NYU School of Medicine / Bellevue Hospital Center, Aisha B. Davis, MD, Children's National Medical Center

The APPD Board of Directors provides opportunities for the formation of additional Pediatric Education Groups (PEGs) through an application process. Please refer to these documents:

APPD PEG Policies and Procedures
APPD PEG Application Form

Contact the APPD office for more information or to join an existing APPD PEG.