Council and Section Membership Criteria

​​​​Council and Section Membership Criteria

Sections

Sections were developed within the AAP for members who share a pediatric subspecialty, surgical specialty, special area of interest, or stage of life. Sections cultivate ideas and develop programs within their subspecialty or special interest that improve the care of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

Section on Administration and Practice Management (SOAPM)
Section on Adolescent Health (SOAH)
Section on Advances in Therapeutics and Technology (SOATT)
Section on Allergy and Immunology (SOAI)
Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine (SOA)
Section on Bioethics (SOB)
Section on Breastfeeding (SOBr)
Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery (SOCCS)
Section on Child Death Review and Prevention (SOCDRP)
Section on Clincal Pharmacology and Therapeutics (SOCPT)
Section on Critical Care (SOCC)
Section on Dermatology (SOD)
Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SODBP)
Section on Early Career Physicians (SOECP)
Section on Emergency Medicine (SOEM)
Section on Endocrinology (SOEn)
Section on Epidemiology, Public Health and Evidence (SOPHE)
Section on Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (SOGHN)
Section on Hematology/Oncology (SOHO)
Section on Home Care (SOHC)
Section on Hospice and Palliative Medicine (SOHPM)
Section on Hospital Medicine (SOHM)
Section on Infectious Diseases (SOID)
Section on Integrative Medicine (SOIM)
Section on International Child Health (SOICH)
Section on International Medical Graduates (SOIMG)
Section on LGBT Health and Wellness (SLGBTHW)
Section on Medicine-Pediatrics (SOMP)
Section on Minority Health, Equity and Inclusion (SOMHEI)
Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (SONPM)
Section on Nephrology (SONp)
Section on Neurological Surgery (SONs)
Section on Neurology (SONu)
Section on Obesity (SOOb)
Section on Ophthalmology (SOOp)
Section on Oral Health (SOOH)
Section on Orthopaedics (SOOr)
Section on Osteopathic Pediatricians (SOOPe)
Section on Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (SOOHNS)
Section on Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine (SOPPSM)
Section on Pediatric Trainees (SOPT)
Section on Plastic Surgery (SOPS)
Section on Radiology (SORa)
Section on Rheumatology (SORh)
Section on Senior Members (SOSM)
Section on Simulation and Innovative Learning Methods (SOSILM)
Section on Surgery (SOSu)
Section on Telehealth Care (SOTC)
Section on Tobacco Control (SOTCo)
Section on Transport Medicine (SOTM)
Section on Uniformed Services (SOUS)
Section on Urology (SOU)
Section on Urgent Care Medicine (PSOUCM)

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