Dr. Daniel Sklansky has been selected to participate in a nationally-recognized leadership development program: the Association of Pediatric Program Director’s Leadership in Educational Academic Development (APPD LEAD). APPD LEAD is a program that provides a unique opportunity for pediatric academic leaders in medical education to engage and learn from seasoned program directors, pediatric educators, and other national leaders in pediatrics. The LEAD curriculum focuses on organizational leadership, competency-based curriculum development, faculty development, residency and fellowship program administration, scholarship and career development. The curriculum is paced over three educational conferences, with additional group activities, readings and project work expected between conferences. Dr. Sklansky is an Associate Residency Program Director and has interests in medical education, the development of resident autonomy, and self-determination theory.