The SOECP provides valuable guidance and resources for early career physicians who are transitioning out of residency and fellowship, as well as to those who are within their first years in practice. The SOECP is one of the largest sections of the AAP with over 2,000 members.
What are the benefits of joining the Section on Early Career Physicians?
SOECP What's New – monthly Section communication with updates on issues and opportunities of interest for early career physicians
Access to the AAP Mentorship Program – where you can be a mentor and a mentee
Participation on the Section Listserv – receive important and timely updates pertaining to early career physicians
Opportunity to get involved in the strategic initiatives of the Section through subcommittee involvement
Dedicated sessions at the AAP National Conference & Exhibition tailored to topics pertinent to early career pediatricians
Opportunities for leadership training and positions within the Academy
Young Physicians Leadership Alliance (YPLA) training at the AAP National Conference
Early career physician positions within AAP chapters and districts
Early career physician liaison positions with internal special interest groups and external organizations
Networking opportunities – online, in person, and through social media
Opportunity for scholarships, grants, and awards – E.g. AAP Legislative Conference Scholarship
Access to opportunities for advocacy for early career physicians, as well as children
Opportunity to become an Early Career Physician Tweetiatrician for the Section
Access to the Early Career Physician Guide to the AAP
If you are interested in joining the SOECP - click here!