2017 has been a big year for the specialty of Med-Peds as we have celebrated our 50th Anniversary as a specialty.  Below are some of the highlights from our most recent celebration this past September in Chicago during the combined NMPRA/AAP celebration.

2017 NMPRA Conference at the University of Chicago – One of the most successful and largest gathering of medical students and residents ever!

Med-Peds 50th Anniversary Gala
Hosted in conjunction with NMPRA and the AAP Section on Med-Peds


AAP Section on Med-Peds Annual Meeting

Supporting Letter for our 50th Anniversary

To mark the the 50th Anniversary of the specialty of Med-Peds, our sponsoring and collaborating organizations generously wrote letters of congratulations to show their support for our training pathway.  Please click the links below to review these letters.

American Board of Pediatrics

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Academy of Pediatrics

Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine

Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine

American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians

Med-Peds at 50: Our History

History of Med-Peds slides from the plenary address from our national meeting in 2017 below:

50th Anniversary of Med Peds First 30 years by Dr. Dale Newton

50th Anniversary of Med-Peds Last 20 years by Dr. Allen Friedland

Legends of Med-Peds

As we celebrate our 50th anniversary, let’s take a look at the leaders that have made the specialty of Med-Peds what it is today:

Gary Onady, MD, PhD
Tommy Cross, MD, MPH
Dale Newton, MD
Barbara Schuster, MD
Mary Ciccarelli, MD

Med-Peds: Our Impact over the past 50 years

Here are some highlights of the impact that we have made as a specialty to medicine and pediatrics.

Med-Peds Impact on Adult Congenital Heart Disease