Interested in learning more about Med-Peds? Already decided on applying to Med-Peds for residency? NMPRA is excited to announce a series of virtual informational sessions open to all medical students, with sessions tailored to varied levels of interest and training!

Attendees will have the opportunity to explore Med-Peds as a career option, learn about the med-peds community and meet many individual program leaders and influencers. Many of our meetings will use a facilitated panel format for discussion.

The Zoom meeting invitations for each session are listed below. We will make changes to the schedule, as necessary. We look forward to cultivating your interest in Med-Peds and supporting your future career.

If your school does not have a med-peds program or you would like additional mentorship, please feel free to reach out to us at any time for guidance! You can contact us at info@medpeds.org

If you have any general questions about med-peds, please feel free to use our forum!

Sincerely,
National Med-Peds Residents’ Association (NMPRA)
Medicine-Pediatrics Program Directors Association (MPPDA)
Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Med-Peds (AAP-SOMP)

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Session 1: Applying to Med-Peds (Focus on MS-3 and MS-4’s)
Wednesday, May 27, 9:00 pm Eastern
Zoom Meeting ID: 975 2870 3766
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Jointly hosted by the Med-Peds Program Directors Association (MPPDA) and the National Med-Peds Residents’ Association (NMPRA) Board
⦁ Applying to Med-Peds
⦁ Can I do Med-Peds?
⦁ What about Letters of Recommendation?
⦁ We’re in this together – Preparing for the recruitment season
⦁ Frequently asked questions from students

Session 2: Introduction to Med-Peds
Wednesday, June 3, 9:00 pm Eastern
Zoom Meeting ID: 964 8879 8381
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⦁ Med-Peds training – Nuts and bolts
⦁ Med-Peds as a relevant, versatile career
⦁ Med-Peds values

Session 3: Specialty Med-Peds Sessions
Saturday, June 13, Noon Eastern (Each individual session will have its own Zoom link)
⦁ Osteopathic applicants
     – Meeting ID: 933 0820 9899
     – Password: 297120
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⦁ Applicants from schools without a Med-Peds program
     – Meeting ID: 898 8749 7713
     – Password: 191721
Click here to view recording (access password is [email protected])

⦁ International medical graduates (IMGs)
     – Meeting ID: 959 5506 9495
     -Password: 111222
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Session 4: Underrepresented Minorities in Med-Peds
Wednesday, June 24, 9:00 pm Eastern
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⦁ Why Med-Peds
⦁ Improving diversity, equity and inclusion in MP

Session 5: Networking Sessions with Residency Programs
Week of June 29 and July 6 – Specific dates and times will be announced
⦁ Learn about the culture, character, values, and drivers for each Med-Peds program
⦁ Each meeting will feature representatives from up to eight Med-Peds programs

Session 6: Specialty Med-Peds Sessions
Thursday, July 23, 9:00 pm Eastern
⦁ Applicants interested in primary care
⦁ Applicants interested in hospital medicine
⦁ Applicants interested in fellowship

Session 7: Specialty Med-Peds Sessions
Saturday, August 1, Noon Eastern (Each individual session will have its own Zoom link)
⦁ Applicants interested in under resourced settings
⦁ Applicants interested in global health
⦁ Applicants interested in academics and education
⦁ Applicants interested in research

Session 8: Introduction to Med-Peds
Wednesday, August 12, 9:00 pm Eastern
⦁ Med-Peds Training – Nuts and Bolts
⦁ Med-Peds as a relevant, versatile career
⦁ Med-Peds Values

Session 9: Recruitment Advice from the NMPRA Board
Wednesday, August 26, 9:00 pm Eastern
Jointly hosted by the Med-Peds Program Directors Association (MPPDA) and the National Med-Peds Residents’ Association (NMPRA) Board
⦁ Presenting Your Best Self
⦁ Do’s and Don’t for Recruitment
⦁ Preparing for Virtual Recruitment

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The Med-Peds Program Directors Association (MPPDA) will also be hosting 9 networking sessions to allow applicants to learn about individual programs and ask questions directly to program directors. Please see below for session information. We will be e-maling out the links for each session to those interested in attending. 

Join representatives from each Med-Peds residency to learn about the culture, character, values, program aims and drivers of their program. A 20-minute question and answer session will follow after the individual residency presentations.

 MPPDA Program Networking 1 – June 30, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time

  • Case Western Reserve University – MetroHealth
  • Duke University
  • Univ Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children’s Hosp
  • Brody SOM at ECU/Vidant Medical Center
  • University of Tennessee
  • Univ Rochester
  • Univ. at Buffalo Med-Peds
  • University of Arkansas

MPPDA Program Networking 2 June 30, 2020 09:00 PM Eastern Time

  • Loyola University Medical Center
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine – Chicago
  • University of Chicago
  • Rush University
  • University of Missouri Kansas City
  • LSU-Shreveport

MPPDA Program Networking 3 – July 1, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time

  • Harvard-Massachusetts General Hospital Med-Peds
  • Penn State
  • University of Miami/Jackson Health (JT)
  • UPMC
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Case Western Reserve University – UH/Rainbow
  • University of Puerto Rico
  • Indiana University

Click here to view meeting recording.

MPPDA Program Networking 4 – July 1, 2020 09:00 PM Eastern Time

  • UCLA
  • Johns Hopkins
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • University of North Carolina

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MPPDA Program Networking 5 – July 2, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time

  • Albany Medical College
  • Dava Szalda (UPenn/CHOP)
  • Baystate Medical Center
  • Loma Linda University
  • Geisinger
  • University of Colorado
  • The Ohio State University
  • University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center

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MPPDA Program Networking 6 – July 2, 2020 09:00 PM Eastern Time

  • University of Minnesota
  • Yale Med-Peds
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Univ Alabama Birmingham
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Louisville
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • University of Kentucky Med Peds

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MPPDA Program Networking 7 – July 7, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time

  • Wayne State University
  • Univ. of California, San Diego (UCSD)
  • Harvard Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Boston Children’s Hospital

MPPDA Program Networking 8 – July 7, 2020 09:00 PM Eastern Time

  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • ChristianaCare/Jefferson Medical College
  • University of Utah

MPPDA Program Networking 9 – July 8, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time

  • Maine Medical Center
  • University of Massachusetts
  • Spectrum Health/Michigan State University
  • University of South Alabama
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
  • Marshfield Clinic
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • Brown University

Helpful resources for applicants

Med-Peds Forum

2020 NMPRA Speakers’ Kit
2020 Match Data
Medical Student Brochure
Med-Peds Guide for Osteopathic Applicants
Webinar for med-peds advisors: Click here to view zoom meeting recording from June 10th, 2020