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APPD Regions

In addition to the national organization, pediatric programs in APPD are divided into regions. These regional groups have leadership opportunities, meetings, and activities which are a vital part of the APPD. To learn which region you belong to and to find updated information on regional happenings, please click on the corresponding links below

Regions are led by two or more regional chairs from different member categories (program director, associate program directors, coordinator, etc.) REGIONAL STRUCTURE. For a listing of the current chairs and their contact information, please click here:

APPD Council of Regional Chairs     (click for list of chairs by region)

J. Auxford Burks MD Chair (2014 - 2017)
Program Director
Albert Einstein Coll of Med, Jacobi Med Ctr
1400 Pelham Pkwy S, Rm 829
Bronx, NY 10461

Mid-America Region

Kimberly Boland MD (2015 - 2018)
Pediatric Program Director
University of Louisville
571 S. Floyd St, Suite 412
Louisville, KY 40202
Sue Poynter Wong MD (2015 - 2018)
Co-Director, Ped Res Program
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Ctr
3333 Burnet Ave, ML 2005
Cincinnati,OH 45229
Maria Ramundo MD (2015 - 2018)
Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Children's Hosp Medical Center of Akron
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308-1062
Nancy Phuong (2015 - 2018)
Program Coordinator Pediatric Residency
MetroHealth Medical Center
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland, OH 44109

Mid-Atlantic Region

Dewesh Agrawal MD (2014 - 2017)
Progrm Director, Pediatric Residency Trng
Children's National Medical Center
111 Michigan Ave, NW, Ste 3.5W-600
Washington,DC 20010-2970

Janet Barbour (2014-2017)
Coordinator, Pediatric Residency Program
Children's National Medical Center
111 Michigan Ave, NW, W3.5-600
Washington DC, 20010

Meredith Carter MD (2014 - 2017)
Associate Program Director
Inova Children's Hospital
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church,VA 22042

Midwest Region

Jason Homme MD (2013 - 2017)
Program Director
Mayo Schl of Grad Medical Education
Mayo Clinic - Baldwin 3, 200 1st Street, SW
Rochester,MN 55905

Eyad Hanna, MD, MME (2015-2018)
Associate Program Director
Univ of Iowa Children's Hospital
200 Hawkins Dr, Dept of Peds
Iowa City IA, 52242

Sarah Braet, MBA (2016-2019)
Pediatric Residency Coordinator
Children's Mercy Hospital
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City MO, 64108
Business Phone:   816-234-3371
Fax:  816-302-9949

Jill Edwards (2016-2019)  
Pediatric Residency Coordinator
Children’s Mercy Hospital
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City MO, 64108
Business Phone:   816-234-3585
Fax:  816-302-9949

Heidi M. Sallee, MD Program Director Chair-Elect (2017-2020)
Program Director
SLU/SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hosp
1465 South Grand Blvd, Rm GH 2715
St. Louis MO, 63104
Business Phone:   314-577-5634
Fax:  314-577-5616

New England Region

Priya Garg MD (2014 - 2017)
Ped Residency Program Director
Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington St, Box 286
Boston, MA 02111

Ann Marie Healy BA (2014 - 2017)
Program Coordinator, Dept of Peds
Yale New Haven Medical Center
333 Cedar St, Rm 4083 LMP, PO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064

New York Region

Matthew Kapklein MD, MPH (2014 - 2017)
Program Director
Maria Fareri Children's Hospital
100 Woods Road, MFCH 3310
Valhalla,NY 10595

Yakhira Encarnacion-Patterson MPH (2014 - 2017)
Education Program Coordinator
Maimonides Infants & Childs' Hosp of Bklyn
4802 10th Ave, Dept of Peds
Brooklyn,NY 11219

Southeast Region

Kenya McNeal-Trice, MD (2016-2019)
Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program
UNC Pediatrics
Campus Box 7593
Chapel Hill NC, 27599-7593

Jennifer Crotty, MD, FAAP (2016-2019)
Associate Program Director
Vidant Medical Ctr/East Carolina University
600 Moye Blvd, 3E 139
Greenville NC, 27834

Southwest Region

Tammy Camp MD (2014 - 2017)
Ped Residency Program Director
TX Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr
3601 4th Street, Stop 9406
Lubbock,TX 79430-9406

Cindy Jon MD (2014 - 2017)
Assistant Professor
Univ of Texas Med Schl at Houston
6431 Fannin St, MSB 3.228
Houston,TX 77030

Mary Matus, (2016 - 2019)
Program Manager
UT Austin Dell Medical School Pediatrics
4900 Mueller Boulevard
Austin TX, 78723

Western Region

Sean P. Elliott MD (2015-2017)
Prof of Peds/ Program Director
University of Arizona - Peds Dept
1501 N. Campbell Ave, Rm 3335
Tucson, AZ 85724-5073

Lynne C. Huffman MD (2015-2017)
Associate Fellowship Program Director
Stanford University
750 Welch Road, Suite 315
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Joyce Soprano, MD (2015-2017)
Program Director
U of UT, Div of Ped Emrgcy Med, Williams Bldg
295 Chipeta Way, PO Box 581289
Salt Lake City, UT 84158

Sylvia Yeh MD (2015-2017)
Program Director
Los Angeles County-Harbor UCLA Med Ctr
1000 W. Carson St, RB-3, Box 467
Torrance, CA 90509

Jaime Bruse, C-TAGME (2016-2017)
Program Manager
U of UT/Primary Children's Med Ctr
81 N. Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Regional Listserve

APPD members may communicate with others in their region through the regional listserve. The listserve will send an email blast to all members in the region or to some sub-groups (program directors, coordinators, fellowship directors, etc.) on behalf of individual members. For more information on how to utilize the regional listserve, please contact Listserves are for the use of Members Only. APPD Listserve Use Policies

Regional Information and Listing of Regions by State/Program

(Please note that several programs have crossed state boundaries and participate in a different region than the one designated below for their state.)

New York: NY, Northern NJ


Information for This Region

Listing of Programs in Region

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

New York Medical College at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center

Atlantic Health Program

Winthrop-University Hospital

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center

Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center

Brooklyn Hospital Center

Harlem Hospital Center

New York Methodist Hospital

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus)

New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center

University at Buffalo

Nassau University Medical Center

New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus)

Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Cohen Children's Medical Center

Maimonides Medical Center/Infants and Children’s Hospital of Brooklyn

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Elmhurst)

New York University School of Medicine

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn

University of Rochester

SUNY Upstate Medical University

Stony Brook Medicine/University Hospital

New York Medical College (Metropolitan)

Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Flushing Hospital Medical Center

Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center

Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center

Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Richmond University Medical Center

St. Barnabas Hospital

St. Peter's University Hospital

Staten Island University Hospital

Southeast: VA, NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, MS, LA, AR, TN


Information for This Region

Listing of Programs in Region

University of Alabama Medical Center

University of South Alabama

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Jackson Memorial Hospital/ Jackson Health System

Miami Children's Health System/Nicklaus Children's Hospital

University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville

University of Florida (Pensacola)

University of South Florida Morsani

University of Florida

University of Florida (Orlando)

Emory University

Medical College of Georgia

Medical Center of Central Georgia/Mercer University School of Medicine

Memorial Health-University Medical Center/Mercer University School of Medicine (Savannah)

Morehouse School of Medicine

Louisiana State University

Tulane University

Keesler Medical Center

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Carolinas Medical Center

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Vidant Medical Center/East Carolina University

University of North Carolina Hospitals

Duke University Hospital

Hospital Episcopal San Lucas-Ponce School of Medicine

San Juan City Hospital

Caguas Regional Hospital/San Juan Bautista Medical Center

Medical University of South Carolina

Greenville Health System/University of South Carolina

Palmetto Health/University of South Carolina School of Medicine

University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga

Vanderbilt University

East Tennessee State University

University of Tennessee

University of Virginia

Naval Medical Center (Portsmouth)

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

Ramon E. Betances Hospital-Mayaguez Medical Center

University of Tennessee/Knoxville

Emory University/Sibley Heart Center Cardiology

Louisiana State University (Shreveport)

San Juan Bautista Medical Center

Our Lady of the Lake

Carilion Clinic-Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Florida Hospital for Children

Florida Hospital Medical Center

Broward Health Medical Center

Memorial Healthcare System