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The Division of E-Learning seeks to develop, maintain, and/or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance of primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, pediatric surgical specialists, and other pediatric health professionals by providing them with the highest quality, most relevant, and accessible online CME experiences. Our goal is to help participants effectively identify their personal educational needs and encourage them to design appropriate learning plans to meet those needs.

The Division of E-Learning supports AAP's mission via PediaLink, a Web-based, custom-tailored educational resource providing educational opportunities and resources. It tracks and manages CME activities, allows peer comparisons, practice, and improves the participant’s overall postgraduate education. PediaLink is a complete online educational experience with online courses that are individualized to user preferences and needs.

We welcome and encourage AAP international members to take advantage of the many features PediaLink has to offer.

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PediaLink provides access to these unique online features:

  • Learning Plan
    Learning Plan provides the tools to facilitate the acquisition of new knowledge, improve patient outcomes, and document your activities to satisfy new American Board Pediatrics maintenance of certification requirements. You can also share your learning plan items with your peers on PediaLink to gain insight to alternative resources or feedback.

  • CME Finder
    The CME Finder allows users to search, browse, and enroll in any of the AAP’s continuing medical education programs or courses. The online courses are housed within PediaLink.

  • AAP Transcript Tool
    This tool provides PediaLink users with the online ability to claim CME credit, document AAP credit and ABP MOC credit, and print transcripts.

  • Internet Point of Care Search
    Use PediaLink to search selected Internet resources for answers to your clinical questions, document and store those questions and answers, link resources to your learning plan, and gain CME credits.

  • PediaLink for Residents
    Pediatric residents can access a customized PediaLink that allows them to create and submit Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) to their program directors, view customized learning resources and links, as well as register for free online CME courses.

  • PediaLink for Fellows in Training
    This program is a powerful online tool that implements, manages and tracks scholarly activities, ILPs, quality improvement projects, written evaluations & more. It also has a rich training and learning resource center.

  • Web-based Educational Courses
    These interactive courses feature relevant instruction, multimedia, immediate learner feedback, and access to learning anytime/anywhere:

    • Hot Topics courses are designed to deliver highly topical information that can be consumed by the pediatrician in a 15 to 20 minute session.
    • PediaLink Essentials are longer courses that provide more in-depth content that fosters professional growth and life-long learning.
    • Education in Quality Improvement for Pediatric Practice (EQIPP) Courses provide the tools and effective strategies necessary to improve practices. All EQIPP courses currently satisfy the American Board of Pediatrics’ Part 4 of Maintenance of Certification.
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