Medicine-Pediatrics Program Directors Association (MPPDA) is the organization of accredited internal medicine-pediatric residency programs in the United States.
The Association was formed to advance medical education in combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds) Residency Programs, which are approved by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics. These programs should be located in the United States of America. International programs may be included by the action of the Executive Committee.
MPPDA will work in conjunction with the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) and the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) to improve medical education, promote the growth of combined Internal Medicine Pediatrics residencies, educate medical students as to the existence and curriculum of Medicine Pediatrics residencies, and promote the growth of the field of Med-Peds.
References hereinafter in these bylaws to the "Residency Review Committee (RRC)" shall mean the RRC for Internal Medicine or Pediatrics or both, as stipulated. This will include the separate Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Accreditation Programs.