About Memphis Pediatric Society

Memphis Pediatric Society (MPS) is Shelby County’s only physician organization focused solely on pediatric specialties.

News and Updates

Thank you for joining us for an in-person dinner and presentation!

The Memphis Pediatric Society hosted a member dinner September 28 at 6:30 pm at Owen Brennan’s. Dr. Christie Michael presented on updated asthma guidelines. Dr. Michael is an Allergy and Immunology specialist at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and Associate Professor at UTHSC.

Don’t miss the next event!


Tennessee TweenVax

MPS supports a new project called Tennessee TweenVax. Led by Dr. Arash Shaban-Nejad from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center (UTHSC), the project is an NIH funded project aimed at improving Adolescent (11-12 years) HPV Vaccination uptake through understanding and improving adolescent preventative health care services received at healthcare practices in Tennessee.

Participants will entail one in-depth interview via Zoom lasting less than one hour each with members of the medical practice team who interact with adolescent patients and their caregivers and play a role in providing preventative healthcare for these patients.

The researcher who will conduct these in-depth interviews in flexible and able to schedule any day/time to interview any interested participants.

For more information, you may contact Dr. Arash Shaban-Nejad, PhD, MPH., at 901-287-5836 or ashabann@uthsc.edu or the program coordinator, Olufunto Olusanya, PhD, MD at 979-204-3683 or oolusan1@uthsc.edu.


Pediatric Society Recordings

MIS-C with Dr. Bindiya Bagga, Infectious Disease at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital – find it on the Memphis Medical Society’s YouTube channel by clicking here.

Vitamin D: The Recommendations and the Realty with Dr. Amit Lahoti – find it on the Memphis Medical Soceity’s YouTube channel by clicking here.

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The Society relies on member dues to continue expanding and providing support and events for members!

  • Membership for practicing physicians is $245 annually. You can click here to join or renew your 2021 dues.
  • Resident dues are $100 annually.
  • Retired physicians discounted dues are $150 annually.
  • Ask about practice group rates!

For more information, you can email peds@mdmemphis.org or call 901.761.0200.


The current President of MPS is Andrew Nearn, MD
The current administrative contact for MPS is Memphis Medical Society. Both can be reached at peds@mdmemphis.org or 901.761.0200.



MPS Has Been Busy!