Pediatrics Interest Group (PIG)

Welcome to the Pediatric Interest Group Page!

Mission Statement:

The purpose of the Pediatrics Interest Group (PIG) at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix is to expose students to the field of pediatric medicine. Our group will organize and host a variety of events throughout the year to provide exposure to various pediatric sub-specialties and foster networking with other medical professionals.

Past Events include:

- Lunch presentations featuring physicians from various specialties within pediatrics

- Pediatric Sim Nights—an interactive way to get hands on experience with

techniques utilized in the field of pediatrics

- Participation in the ACT Kids Health Fair

- Practicing Pediatric Well Exams

Fall 2020 Events

Mini Grand Rounds: Meet Peds residents and learn more about what it means to be in Peds

2019-2020 PIG Leadership Co-Chairs:

Majd Aboona: aboona@email.arizona.edu

Caitlin Parke: cparke@email.arizona.edu

Maggie Donovan: maggiedonovan@email.arizona.edu

Faculty Advisor:

Lisa Grimaldi, MD - lgrimald@email.arizona.edu

Spring 2021 Events

Pediatric Specialty Panel Lunch Talk

Come listen to various pediatric specialities talk about their careers and how they got there!

Volunteering Event with Kids

Teach children about physical health and basic medical care.

Websites:

American Academy of Pediatrics: https://www.aap.org/en-us/Pages/Default.aspx

Arizona Chapter of AAP: http://azaap.org/