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MPPDA Leadership in Med-Peds Award Description and Criteria

About the Award

The MPPDA Leadership in Med-Peds Award is a new award given to a physician who has made significant contribution to Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds) as a profession.  The award is presented each spring, alternating between the MPPDA Meeting and the Association of Pediatric Program Directors annual Spring Meeting.

Nomination Criteria

In selecting a recipient, predominant attention is given to a candidate who is outstanding in their clinical field, a national leader in med-peds, and has made a significant contribution to the education of med-peds residents, promoted student interest in training in med-peds, supported faculty development of med-peds, and supported the development and betterment of med-peds as a discipline.  The candidate is not required to be a current member of MPPDA.

Nomination Information 

Nominations must be submitted online.

Self-nominations are accepted for this award.

A nomination packet must include:

  • A completed nomination form.
  • One nomination letter.
  • The nominee’s curriculum vitae.

Selection Process

The recipient is selected by the MPPDA Executive Committee.  All nominations will be considered for the year they are nominated as well as the following two years.


For more information regarding the MPPDA Leadership in Med-Peds Award, please contact AAIM Member Services at (703) 341-4540 or memberservices@im.org.