APPD Western Region

Welcome to the APPD Western Region Blog Site

Welcome to the APPD Western Regional Blog Site. For more information about your membership benefits, regional dues, and for a list of the programs in our region, please visit the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) website.

Meet your Western Region Chairs
Vice Chair of Western Region: Lynne Huffman, M.D.

Immediate Past Vice Chair: Sylvia Yeh, M.D.
Vice Chair of Research: Rachel Cramton, M.D.
Vice Chair of Meetings: Vasu Bhavaraju, M.D.
Vice Chair of Communications: Laura Kester, M.D., M.P.H
Vice Chair of Coordinators: Meghan Christofferson

 Congratulations to all of our new Vice Chairs !

Save-the-dateUpcoming Events:

It’s that time again! 2019 W-APPD Trainee Research Grant Proposals

Due: June 1, 2019 at 11:59 pm Eastern time.

Please click here for more information.

Congratulations to the 2018 recipients of the Western Regional Trainee Research Awards!!

  • Kate Robertson M.D., Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco
  • Kim Hoang M.D., Stanford
  • Albert Vu M.D., Valley Children’s Pediatrics Residency

To see a list of all of our award recipients, please click here.

Upcoming Events – Save The Dates

24th Annual Pediatric Board Review Course : Tuesday, September 3, 2019 – Sunday, September 8, 2019

Fall APPD Meeting: September 26-27, 2019. Renaissance Arlington Capital View. Arlington, Virginia