Administration and Practice Management Membership Criteria

​Section on Administration and Practice Management

​Section Membership is open to the following Member types:

Candidate Members, Corresponding Fellows, Fellows, Fellowship Trainees, Honorary Fellows, Medical Students, National Affiliates, Residents, Senior Members and Specialty Fellows​

Dues/year:  Medical Students - $0*, Residents - $10*, all other National member types - $30*. Section Affiliates - $75.
* In addition to national dues​

Section Affiliate Membership

Non-physicians who are actively involved in the administration and practice of pediatric medicine and employed by or are under the direct supervision of a Fellow of the AAP.

  • Dues/year: $75

Affiliate applicants must submit: 

  • Completed section affiliate application

  • One recommendation letter from a Fellow or Specialty Fellow

  • Copy of license or CV/resume


Non-practice administrators employed in a job intimately related to pediatric practice management (e.g. practice management consultants, other business partners).  Must submit signed third-party member consent form along with application.

  • ​Dues/year: $340

Affiliate applicants must submit:

  • Completed section affiliate application

  • Written recommendations from one SOAPM Executive Committee member or two SOAPM section members (not from the same practice)

  • Copy of license or CV

Click here to join as a current National member.
Click here to join as a Section Affiliate.
*Section Affiliate membership will also require the following documents to be submitted:

For additional information, click here for the SOAPM brochure.