About the AAP

Welcome to the American Academy of Pediatrics - an organization of 67,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.‚Äč

Facts & History

The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social  health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this, AAP shall support the professional needs of its members.




Learn about the variety of leadership roles at the American Academy of Pediatrics and information on our organizational governance.

Board of Directors
The Academy is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of thirteen members and the Executive Committee for a total of seventeen members.
Senior Leadership Team
The Senior Leadership Team of the AAP provides leadership and oversight to the various business and operational areas of the organization.
Constitution and By-Laws
Read how the AAP is governed including specific scientific, social and educational objectives of the organization.
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
View recent minutes from the AAP Board of Directors meetings here.


Advertise with the AAP
Learn how to advertise in AAP publications and journals, at the AAP National Conference & Exhibition and at the AAP Career Fair.
AAP Mailing and Email List
The AAP has outsourced all marketing to mms, Inc. (Medical Marketing Services). Data may be used for email broadcasts and direct mail list rentals. Please note: The AAP reserves the right to approve all data uses.
PedJobs offers the most targeted advertising for your pediatric job openings. Staff/In-House Physician Recruiters, practice employers and administrators, reach 67,000 board-certified members of the AAP, as well as subscribers to Pediatrics and AAP News.
AAP Exhibits
The AAP offers many opportunities to present your products to our members.

Learn More About Us

The AAP recognizes professionals who make a difference in pediatrics.

Employment and RFP Opportunities

Employment Opportunities
Explore employment opportunities at the AAP, including information on benefits, job fairs, and more.
RFP Opportunities
Learn about available RFP opportunities for providing goods and services to support the mission of the AAP. The AAP encourages responses from qualified small businesses, minority businesses and women's business enterprises.

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