Welcome Subspecialty Pediatrics This Web site is specifically designed for pediatric subspecialists and surgical specialists and provides resources to enhance subspecialty care of children, professional development, networking and interaction with peers, and work-life balance. Your Home for Pediatric Specific Education & ResourcesYour Membership Matters Why is it Important to be a FAAP?Hear from your colleagues Find Your AAP GroupLearn more about your Committee, Council, or Section. Subspecialists bring to the AcademyA depth of expertise and experience that enriches the resources available to all members Learn More About This Subspecialty Advocacy ReportThe AAP is actively engaged in federal advocacy for the needs of academic and subspecialist pediatricians. View the latest report.American Board of PediatricsVisit MyABP Portfiolio on the ABP Web site for specific information regarding your certificate(s).Get InvolvedThere are several ways to get involved. Find what best suits you!Information to Support FamiliesAn AAP resource that provides families with trusted information on various health conditions as well as information about how to locate a subspecialist. Advertising Disclaimer SPOTLIGHT ON SUBSPECIALTY Growth in the Department of Subspecialty Learn about the new opportunities that address the changing needs in subspecialty pediatrics. More > History, Lifespan and Successes Celebrating 30 Years of the federal Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program. More > Imaging of Child Abuse CME Course February 26-28, 2016. Register Now! More > Medical Necessity of Vascular Anomalies Advocate for appropriate benefits coverage and payment for children with vascular anomalies. More > PediaLink Endocrinology Course Updated Find the latest information to accurately diagnose & treat children exhibiting abnormal development and/or signs of a thyroid disorder. More > Pediatric Endocrinology Fact Sheets Patient education fact sheets covering common endocrine topics such as growth, thyroid, puberty, diabetes, adrenal issues. More > Pediatric Surgical Specialist Referrals Referral recommendations for general pediatricians for patients needing pediatric surgical specialty care. More > Preparing Patients Undergoing Anesthesia Updated guidelines on pediatrician’s role to ensure safe passage through the perioperative process. More > Safe and Effective Drugs and Devices Learn about Academy advocacy efforts. More > What Parents Value in Child's Surgeon What aspects of care do parents value? Three major themes were identified: communication, technical skills/knowledge, and system issues More > Not a Member Learn about all the benefits and value of AAP membership to you. LEADERSHIP AT THE AAP View resources available for AAP leaders.