In addition to the national organization, pediatric programs in APPD are divided into regions. Click below to learn which region you belong to and to find updated information on regional happenings.

Learning Communities facilitate valuable contributions to the ongoing work of APPD including mentoring programs and survey review, as well as new projects.


The Assessment Learning Community is a group of program directors, associate program directors, coordinators, and other educational leaders seeking to improve assessment practices for trainees,…

Behavioral and Mental Health

The Behavioral and Mental Health Learning Community is a new collaborative, established in 2018, and is seeking members, including PDs, APDs, coordinators, and all educational…

Community Health and Advocacy Training

The Community Health and Advocacy Training Learning Community is open to program directors, associate program directors, chief residents, coordinators and other educational leaders seeking to…


The Curriculum Learning Community recognizes we are in an incredibly innovative and evolutionary period of graduate medical education and is in line with the APPD’s…

Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) pediatric residents

Mentoring program

Mentoring new APPD members in individual and group settings is a major component of our activities at the regional and national level. Members are linked by similar roles, program size, region, and academic interests.

Online Community

APPD Connect is a member-only networking and communications platform that enables members to connect, engage, share critical information, best practices and events. Login using the same username as password that you use for website.

Mobile App

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