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​​Are you a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and looking to get more involved? Resident and fellowship trainee members have many opportunities to engage with the AAP through the Section on Pediatric Trainees, as well as through other AAP sections, councils, chapters and various AAP programs. Visit the SOPT collaboration site​ to view the SOPT governance structure (AAP login required).

Below you will find a list of SOPT opportunities. Applications are currently being accepted for these positions. Deadline to apply is Monday, August 7th at 5:00pm CT.

Chair-Elect - click here to view the position description
3-year term; 1-year as Chair-Elect, 1-year as Chair, 1 year as Immediate Past Chair 
(term begins September 2017)

Exec Coordinator of Resident Initiatives - click here to view the position description
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins September 2017)

Exec Coordinator of Fellow Initiatives - click here to view the position description
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins September 2017)

Exec Coordinator of Communications click here to view the position description
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins September 2017)

Exec Coordinator of Governance - click here to view the position description 
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins September 2017)

Exec Coordinator of Liaisons - click here to view the position description 
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins September 2017)

Exec Coordinator of Child Health - click here to view the position description ​
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins September 2017)

Exec Coordinator of Internal Process - click here​ to view the position description 
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins September 2017)

Exec Coordinator of Member Value - click here​ to view the position description
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins September 2017)

Exec Coordinator of Learning & Growth - click here to view the position description
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins September 2017)

Resident Assistant District Representatives (ADR) - click here to view the position description
Must be a resident; 2-year term; 1st year as ADR, 2nd year as DR
(term begins September 2017)

Fellowship Trainee District Representatives (ADR) - click here​ to view the position description
Must be a fellowship trainee; 2-year term; 1st year as ADR, 2nd year as DR
(term begins September 2017)

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS HAVE A DEADLINE OF NOVEMBER 1, 2017CLICK HERE to apply for the below positions. Please note, you'll be asked to upload a current copy of your CV and a statement of interest (approximately 300-500 words) in PDF format.

Section Liaisons - click here​ to view the position description 
2-year term
(term begins January 2018)
The following liaison positions are open: 
               American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
               Committee on Federal Government Affairs (COFGA)
               Committee on Pediatric Research (COPR)
               Community Access to Child Health (CATCH)
               Council on Child Abuse and Neglect (COCAN)           
               Council on Community Pediatrics (COCP)
               Council on Pediatric Subspecialities (CoPS)C
               Council on Early Childhood (COEC)
               Section on Administration and Practice Management (SOAPM)
               Section on Adolescent Health (SOAH)
               Section on Early Career Physicians (SOECP) Subcommittee on Residency Scholarships 
               S
ection on International Child Health (SOICH)
               Section on Osteopathic Pediatricians (SOOPe)
               Section on Unifromed Services (SOUS)

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS HAVE A DEADLINE IN THE COMING YEAR. More information will be posted in November 2017.​

​SOPT Pediatrics Editor  
2-year term
(term begins January 2018)

Advocacy Campaign Co-Chairs ​
1-year term
(term begins January 2018)

Resolution Task Force (RTF) Members 
1-year term
(term begins March 2018)


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