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: Sylvia Yeh, M.D.
Immediate Past Vice Chair: Sean Elliott, M.D.
Vice Chair of Research: Lynne Huffman, M.D.
Vice Chair of Meetings: Lanier Lopez, M.D.
Vice Chair of Communications: Laura Kester, M.D., M.P.H
Vice Chair of Coordinators: Meghan Stawitcke

 Congratulations to our new Vice Chair of Coordinators Meghan Stawitcke !

Upcoming Events:

Save-the-dateAPPD Annual Spring Meeting
March 20-23, 2018
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Atlanta, GA


Congratulations to the most recent recipients of the Western Regional Trainee Research Awards!!

  • Lindsay Schwartz, M.D., University of California, Los Angeles
  • Lauren Ritchie, M.D., University of Colorado
  • Melodie Miranda, M.D., Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

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