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Workgroup: Redesign Education  

Lead: Becky Blankenburg, MD, MPH 
Stanford University
Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education
Associate Chair of Education in Pediatrics
Past President of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) 

Goal: Enhance education, training, recruitment and retention in order to attract diverse, high quality trainees into Pediatrics and Pediatric subspecialities.  

Topic Areas 

  • Early exposure to pediatrics and our subspecialties
  • Explore innovative models for education in UME 
  • Targeted early recruitment of a diverse workforce 
  • Pediatric role models 
  • Expand UME opportunities in pediatric research 
  • Clerkship length  
  • Fellowship length  
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