Professional Organizations

These sites offer helpful information for medical students and residents who are interested in general pediatrics, adult psychiatry, and child psychiatry. Becoming involved with national organizations during training can help you find mentorship and provide opportunities for career networking, which can lead to research, leadership, and other opportunities for professional growth and development. Many organizations offer FREE student memberships and benefits!

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

Combined Triple Board Training Publications

Gleason MM, Fritz G. Innovative training in pediatrics, general psychiatry, and child psychiatry: background, outcomes, and experiences. Acad Psychiatry. Mar-Apr 2009;33(2):99-104. PubMed

  • Gray D, Bilder D, Leonard H, Anders T. Triple board training and new “portals” into child psychiatry training. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2007 Jan;16(1):55-66, viii. PubMed

Harris J. Meeting the workforce shortage: toward 4-year board certification in child and adolescent psychiatry. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2018 Oct;57(10):722-4.

Fritsch SL. Memoirs of a triple board pioneer. Acad Psychiatry. Mar-Apr 2009;33(2):93-5

Larroque CM. A personal perspective on triple board certification. Acad Psychiatry. Mar-Apr 2009; 33(2):96-8.

Warren M, Dunn D, Rushton J. Outcome measures of triple board graduates, 1991-2003. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2006 Jun;45(6):700-708. PubMed