Bruder Stapleton to lead national pediatrics group
F. Bruder Stapleton, professor and chair of pediatrics, has been elected to a two-year term as president of the Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs (AMSPDC).
The association represents 148 academic pediatric departments in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, and coordinates pediatric education for medical students, pediatric residents, and postdoctoral fellows. It also is the academic coordinating group for issues in pediatric health care, research, and advocacy.
Stapleton specializes in pediatric nephrology; his medical and research interests include kidney stones, cystic kidney disease, and urate disorders.