The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics (JPPT)

The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics (JPPT) is the official journal of the Pediatric Pharmacy Association. JPPT is a peer-reviewed multi disciplinary journal that is devoted to promoting the safe and effective use of medications in infants and children. To this end, the journal publishes practical information for all practitioners who provide care to pediatric patients. Each issue includes review articles, original clinical investigations, case reports, editorials, and other information relevant to pediatric medication therapy. 

The Journal focuses all work on issues related to the practice of pediatric pharmacology and therapeutics. The scope of content includes pharmacotherapy, extemporaneous compounding, dosing, methods of medication administration, medication error prevention, and legislative issues. The Journal contains original research, review articles, short subjects, case reports, clinical investigations, editorials, and news from such organizations as the Pediatric Pharmacy Association, the FDA, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and so on. 

Stephanie Phelps, PharmD, FPPA Editor-in-Chief
Sherry Luedtke, PharmD, FPPA, Associate Editor
Gilbert Burckart, PharmD, FPPA, Associate Editor

Members of PPA receive an an annual electronic subsription to the Journal. For more information, go to


Pediatric Pharmacy Advocate Newsletter


The Pediatric Pharmacy Advocate is the official e-Newsletter of PPA. It is published quarterly and features news about the association, profession. It highlights members, committees, events, and resources of PPA. The Advocate is managed by the Membership Committee. Click here for the latest and archived issues


Advanced Pediatric Therapeutics textbook

Advanced Pediatric Therapeutics (APT) is organized by pharmacy practice setting with major sections dedicated to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Inpatient and Outpatient general practice, and Hematology/Oncology practice. APT is written for the advanced level practitioner with the assumption that the reader has a general/basic understanding of the disease state and common treatments. The primary focus is advanced management techniques, emerging research, and clinical controversies for each disease state. Each chapter incorporates a patient case and assessment questions.

Lea Eiland, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, FPPA
Timothy Todd, PharmD, FPPA

The APT textbook is available in ePub and hardcover formats. For more information and to order your copy, click here


Pediatric PharmPrep Advanced Guide (BCPPS Exam Review Home-Study)

“I was able to successfully log into PPA-U and start studying. So far the PPA-U setup is way better than [any other] BCPPS study guide I have used.” –W. Scott Waggoner, PharmD, Pediatric Pharmacist

The Pediatric PharmPrep Advanced Guide, is the offical PPA home-study learning course and interactive study experience for the BCPPS Certification exam. The Advanced Guide is an online and mobile learning solution that helps individuals learn and retain information more effectively, better preparing them for the exam.

PPA partnered with BenchPrep, a leading digital learning platform company known for GRE, GMAT, MCAT, PCAT, LSAT preparation programs, to develop the Advanced Guide. BenchPrep uses well-grounded instructional design principles and learning techniques to improve engagement and learning outcomes. The platform leverages game mechanics, micro-learning modules and intuitive user interaction elements to deliver an engaging learning experience.

Lisa Lubsch, PharmD, FPPA
Jennifer Chow, PharmD

For more information and to subscribe to the Advanced Guide, click here.

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