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American Academy Of Pediatrics Members Select Fernando Stein As New President-Elect

11/24/2015


Houston physician next in line to lead organization made up of more than 64,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL – Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) elected Fernando Stein, MD, FAAP, of Houston, Texas, as the organization's new president-elect. He ran against pediatrician Lynda M. Young, MD, FAAP, of Worcester, Mass.

Dr. Stein is a founding member of the AAP Section on Critical Care and past member of the Council on Sections Management Committee and Committee on Membership, as well as one of the original members of the Task Force on Minorities. A native of Guatemala, he completed subspecialty training at Baylor College of Medicine-affiliated institutions.

Dr. Stein follows Benard P. Dreyer, M.D., FAAP, of New York, who assumes the office of AAP president Jan. 1, 2016. Dr. Stein becomes president on Jan. 1, 2017.

Election results for other AAP national offices are as follows:

DISTRICT I

District Vice Chairperson
Wendy Davis, M.D., FAAP (re-elected)

National Nominating Committee
Sandra Carbonari, M.D., FAAP

DISTRICT III

District Chairperson
David I. Bromberg, M.D., FAAP (re-elected)

DISTRICT IV

National Nominating Committee
Michelle D. Fiscus, M.D., FAAP

DISTRICT VI

District Chairperson
Pamela K. Shaw, M.D., FAAP (re-elected)

District Vice Chairperson
Anne Edwards, M.D., FAAP

DISTRICT VII

National Nominating Committee
Oscar (Skip) W. Brown III, M.D., FAAP

DISTRICT IX

District Chairperson
Stuart A. Cohen, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP (re-elected)

For complete election coverage, see the January AAP News.

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The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 64,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. For more information, visit www.aap.org.