Foster Care, Adoption, and Kinship Care Membership Criteria

​Cou​ncil on Foster Care, Adoption, and Kinship Care

​​Council Membership is open to the following Member types: 

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

Dues/year: Medical Students, Residents and Fellowship Trainees - $0*, all other accepted National member types - $30*.  Council Affiliates - $60.
*In addition to national dues​

Council Affiliate Membership

  1. Physicians not eligible for AAP National membership.

  2. Non-physician personnel (e.g. nurses, nurse practitioners, physical and occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists, psychologists and social workers) not eligible for National AAP membership.​

Affiliate applicants must submit:

  • Two letters of support from AAP Fellows (one letter must be from a Fellow member of the Council on Foster Care, Adoption & Kinship Care) that document the applicant’s clinical or research interest in the medical/developmental/mental health aspects of adoption and/or foster care.

  • Copy of current CV

  • Copy of license in the relevant profession.

Click here to join as a current National member.
Click here to join as a Council Affiliate.

For more information about this council, click here. ​