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Join a Council or Section

  Note: This page applies to current AAP members only.
Those interested in joining a Section or Council as an Affiliate Member (not eligible for national AAP membership) must complete the affiliate application.    

The following sections require an application and must go through an approval process:
Allergy & Immunology
Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery
Medical Students, Residents & Fellowship Trainees
Neurological Surgery
Neurology
Ophthalmology
Orthopaedics
Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Plastic Surgery
Radiology
Surgery
Tobacco Control (Tobacco Disclosure Statement)
Uniformed Services
Urology

All other sections and councils can be joined by clicking on your member type below:
Fellow
Specialty Fellow
Candidate Member
Post Residency Training Member
Resident Member
Emeritus Member
Retired Member
National Affiliate
Associate Member
Honorary Fellow
Corresponding Fellow
International Member

What happens next?
Within 48 business hours of submitting your application your eligibility will be verified and an email confirmation will be sent once payment is processed.



Council/Section Membership Criteria & Dues Rates
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