Path to Pediatrics

Path to Pediatrics

Get Involved with the AAP

The AAP has a member category designed to fit every stage of your career. From your time as a medical student to becoming a pediatric resident and beyond, there are resources and opportunities only available through AAP Membership!

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Pre-Med
Choosing a career is a developmental process. The premed years are a time to think about goals, evaluate your strengths, and examine your options.





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Medical School
Are you considering a medical career in pediatrics? Pediatrics offers excellent job satisfaction, ample employment opportunities, and flexibility.




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Residency
Pediatric residency training is designed to confer the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for comprehensive, longitudinal, and family-centered health care.



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After Training in Pediatrics
Once residency is complete, you may move on to fellowship training, start getting ready to practice medicine, or find out what current pediatricians are saying about their career choice.

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