About the AAP About the AAP Welcome to the official site of the American Academy of Pediatrics—an organization of 62,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Subcategories AAP Facts The AAP is involved in a myriad of activities related to pediatrics and pediatricians. Find out who we are and what we do at the AAP. Departments & Divisions Our departments and divisions are what keep AAP running, providing the information and services our members need. Committees, Councils & Sections Get involved at AAP and work with groups dedicated to the issues and populations you care about most. Chapters & Districts The Academy and its chapters have a unique partnership of autonomy and cooperation. Learn more about Chapters and the Districts they belong to. AAP Press Room The AAP Press Room is a go-to source for news and information about topics relevant for pediatricians. Members of the media look to the Academy as an expert voice weighing in on all issues of child health. Donate Now Give to the Academy, or find out how your generous donations help fund our foundations, endowments and programs. Corporate Relationships The AAP cultivates corporate and foundational support and funding for many of its initiatives. Employment at AAP Explore our current open positions in Elk Grove Village, Illinois and Washington, D.C. and find out how to apply. Advertise with AAP Discover the marketing opportunities your organization is exposed to when you advertise with AAP. Advertising Disclaimer Related Information Contact Us Questions? Contact staff at the AAP. AAP News The official newsmagazine of the American Academy of Pediatrics.