Preparing Trainees for Integrated Care: Triple Board and the Postpediatric Portal Program

Mary Margaret Gleason, Sandra Griffin Bishop Sexson

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Training combining the disciplines of pediatrics, psychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry dates back to World War II, but formal combined programs began more than 3 decades ago as the Triple Board Program and 10 years ago as the Postpediatric Portal Program (PPPP). Triple board training was rigorously examined as a pilot program and ongoing surveys suggest that it provides successful training of physicians who can pass the required board examinations and contribute to clinical, academic, and administrative/advocacy endeavors. As evidence grows showing the value of integrated care, physicians with combined training will offer a unique perspective for developing systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)689-702
Number of pages14
JournalChild and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2017



  • Combined training
  • Education
  • Integrated care
  • PPPP
  • Triple board

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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