SOPT Leadership Opportunities

​Section on Pediatric Trainees

SOPT Leadership Opportunities

Are you a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and looking to get more involved? Medical student, 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. All applicants must be a member of the AAP in order to apply. Deadline to apply is Friday, September 7th at 5:00pm CT.

Visit the SOPT collaboration site to view all position descriptions.

Chair-Elect 
3-year term; 1-year as Chair-Elect, 1-year as Chair, 1 year as Immediate Past Chair 
(term begins November 2018)

Exec Coordinator of Resident Initiatives 
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins November 2018)

Exec Coordinator of Fellow Initiatives 
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins November 2018)

Exec Coordinator of Communications 
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins November 2018)

Exec Coordinator of Governance 
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins November 2018)

Exec Coordinator of Liaisons 
1-year term; can be re-elected 
(term begins November 2018)

Exec Coordinator of Child Health 
1-year term; can be reappointed
(term begins November 2018)

Exec Coordinator of Internal Process 
1-year term; can be reappointed 
(term begins November 2018)

Exec Coordinator of Member Value 
1-year term; can be reappointed 
(term begins November 2018)

Exec Coordinator of Learning & Growth 
1-year term; can be reappointed 
(term begins November 2018)

Resident Assistant District Representatives (ADR) 
Must be a resident; 2-year term; 1st year as ADR, 2nd year as DR
(term begins November 2018)

Fellowship Trainee District Representatives (ADR) 
Must be a fellowship trainee; 2-year term; 1st year as ADR, 2nd year as DR 
(term begins November 2018)

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS HAVE A DEADLINE OF NOVEMBER 5, 2018CLICK 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 1-year term (can be reappointed for an additional 1-year term)
(term begins January 2019)
The following liaison positions are open: 

  • AMA/Resident Fellow Section (AMA-RFS)
  • Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health (COPACFH)
  • Community Access to Child Health (CATCH)
  • Council on Foster Care, Adoption, & Kinship Care (COFCAKC)
  • Pediatric Care Online Editorial Advisory Board (PCO EAB)
  • Section on Advances in Therapeutics and Technology (SOATT)
  • Section on Breastfeeding (SoBR)
  • Section on Epidemiology, Public Health and Evidence (SOEPHE)
  • Section on Home Care (SOHCa)
  • Section on Hospital Medicine (SOHM)
  • Section on Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Health and Wellness (SOLGBTHW)
  • Section on Oral Health (SOOH)
  • Section on Tobacco Control (SOTCo)


The following positions have a deadline in the coming year.
 More information will be posted in November 2018.

SOPT Pediatrics Editor  
2-year term
(term begins January 2019)

Advocacy Campaign Co-Chairs 
1-year term
(term begins January 2019)

Resolution Task Force (RTF) Members 
1-year term
(term begins March 2019)


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