The APPD Annual Spring Meeting provides members with the opportunity to network and learn what’s new in medical education curriculum.
- Learn best practices of medical education across the continuum.
- Explore the innovative educational approaches through sessions that present innovative curriculum or processes as residency training continues to evolve.
- Enjoy networking opportunities, mentoring and other tools for academic advancement
Early Registration Fees (by April 22)
APPD Member: $630
Advance & Onsite Registration Fees (after April 22)
APPD Member: $680
At this time, the APPD is not offering any virtual options for the meeting.
Methods of Payment:
Online Credit Credit or Mail In Check Payment. If paying by check, please mail to the below:
Association of Pediatric Program Directors
6728 Old McLean Village Drive
McLean, Virginia 22101
APPD 2022 Annual Spring Meeting Policies
In addition to the COVID-19 protocols, below are additional policies set in place for the APPD 2022 Annual Spring Meeting in San Diego.
To cancel your registration and receive a refund, a written request must be received to the APPD National office (firstname.lastname@example.org) by April 29, 2022. Cancellation requests received by this date will receive a refund less a $50.00 processing fee. Requests will be processed after the meeting. All requests received after April 29, 2022 will forfeit 100% of monies paid.
Code of Conduct
APPD is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants, including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, volunteers, APPD staff members, and service providers. APPD has zero-tolerance for any form of bullying, discrimination, or harassment, and reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior. APPD reserves the right to prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtually or in person.
Disruption of presentations at any event organized by APPD is strictly prohibited. Participants should not copy or take screen shots of presenter content during sessions. Presentations, postings, and messages should not contain promotional materials, special offers, job offers, product announcements, or solicitation for services. APPD reserves the right to remove any presentation, posting, or message that it deems to be inappropriate for a scientific meeting.
By registering for the APPD 2022 Spring Meeting, attendees consent to be photographed during the meeting, with the understanding that these images will be used in APPD documents, social media, and publications only. If anyone prefers to not have their photo used by APPD, please contact email@example.com.
Times listed in Pacific Time Zone. All meetings take place in the "Marina" Tower of the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina.
Saturday, May 14, 2022 & Sunday, May 15, 2022
LEAD and LEAPES Meetings (invitation only)
Monday, May 16, 2022
7:30am - 12:15pm: LEAD Cohort Meeting (invitation only)
7:30am - 9:00am: LEAPES Graduation Breakfast (invitation only)
8:00am - 12:00pm: APPD Board of Directors Meeting (invitation only)
7:30am - 6:30pm: Registration Open
8:00am - 5:00pm: Chief Residents' Forum
10:00am - 5:00pm: Coordinators' Session
12:30pm - 4:30pm: CoPS Meeting (invitation only)
12:00pm - 5:00pm: APPD AIMS Program (invitation only)
3:00pm - 4:30pm: Grassroots Forum for Vice Chairs of Education
4:00pm - 5:00pm: APPD SPIN Meeting
5:00pm - 6:00pm: APPD Leadership Reception (invitation only)
6:00pm - 7:00pm: Welcome Reception (all registered attendees)
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
6:30am - 6:00pm: Registration Open
7:00am - 8:00am: Wellness Activity: Yoga
7:00am - 8:00am: Continental Breakfast
7:15am - 7:45am: New Member, First Timers Welcome Session
8:00am - 9:30am: Plenary Session I: APPD Update, ACGME/RC Update
9:30am - 10:00am: Platform Presentations in Educational Scholarship
10:00am - 10:15am: Coffee Break
10:15am - 12:15pm: APPD Grassroots Forums
(Chief Residents, Coordinators, Residency Program Directors, Associate Program Directors, Fellowship Program Directors)
12:30pm - 1:45pm: Networking Lunches:
- Coordinators Networking Luncheon
- Chief Residents Networking Luncheon
- Facilitated Mentoring Luncheon/Session for Faculty
- Region Leaders Luncheon (invitation only)
- Council of Learning Communities Luncheon (invitation only)
2:00pm - 3:30pm: Enhanced Learning Session I (view all ELS session descriptions here)
3:45pm - 5:15pm: Enhanced Learning Session II (view all ELS session descriptions here)
5:30pm - 6:30pm: Poster Session I
6:30pm - 7:30pm: UIM Chief Resident, AIMS, and FUEL Reception (invitation only)
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
6:30am - 5:30pm: Registration Open
7:00am - 8:00am: Wellness Activity ("Hip Hop with a Doc" hosted by Dr. Tyree Winters; limited capacity)
7:00am - 8:00am: Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 9:00am: Plenary Session II, APPD Presidential Address
9:00am - 9:30am: Platform Presentations in Quality Improvement
9:30am - 9:45am: Coffee Break
9:45am - 11:15am: Table to Able Session (Attendees may choose 3 different topics within session)
11:30am - 12:45pm: APPD Regional Lunch Meetings
1:00pm - 2:30pm: Enhanced Learning Session III (view all ELS session descriptions here)
2:30pm - 2:45pm: Coffee Break
2:45pm - 4:15pm: APPD Learning Community Meetings
4:30pm - 6:00pm: Poster Session II
6:00pm - 7:00pm: LEAD Reunion (invitation only)
6:00pm - 7:00pm: LEAPES Reunion (invitation only)
Thursday, May 19, 2022
6:30am - 12:00noon: Registration Open
7:00am - 7:30am: Continental Breakfast
7:30am - 8:30am: Plenary Session III, ABP Update
8:30am - 9:00am: Platform Presentations in Educational Scholarship
9:00am - 9:15am: Coffee Break
9:15am - 10:45am: Enhanced Learning Session IV (view all ELS session descriptions here)
11:00am - 12noon: Closing Session | Wellbeing with Stuart Slavin, MD, MEd,
Senior Scholar for Well-being, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
1380 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, California 92101
Hotel Phone: 619-291-2900
Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island Hotel (.9 miles away from Sheraton)
1960 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Hotel Phone: (800) 445-8667
Evaluations were emailed to registered attendees on Thursday, May 19. Please contact APPD if you need that email to be re-sent to you. Thank you!
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Association of Pediatric Program Directors. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation
Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.