The main function of the Irish Paediatric Association (IPA) is to:

  1. To promote the development of child health and paediatrics.
  2. To promote good will between all paediatric groups working in Ireland and the rest of the world.
  3. To encourage (paediatric) education and research in the specialty of child health and adolescents.
  4. To have an advocacy role in encouraging care for child and adolescent health.
  5. To provide representation on statutory bodies.
  6. To represent and express the views of its members.

The current office bearers are:

  1. Dr Michael O’Grady (President)
  2. Dr Paul Gallagher (Secretary/Treasurer)

Our membership consists of :

Doctors, Trainees and Allied Health Professionals working with children in a child health specialty in a Full-time or significant capacity and who have had significant training in Ireland.

Irish Paediatric Association, Founded 1933
Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Cork

Save The Date : Irish Paediatric Association Meeting 2020

***2020 Annual Conference Update***

– Due to the current restrictions, we are unable to host our annual conference as planned on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 December in Cork.  We are currently looking at our options at providing a forum for our trainees to be able to present remotely.

Please keep checking the website for updates over the coming weeks.

In the meantime, stay safe.

Best wishes

Michael O’Grady

President, IPA

For queries please contact:  sinead@sineadcassidy.com