Are you looking to reenter clinical practice or preparing to leave with plans to return later? Pediatricians may need to leave the workforce for several reasons, including family responsibilities, an opportunity to explore another field, or even returning after retirement. Whether you are looking to prepare or need help with reentry after a sudden departure, the AAP is here to help with resources to guide your transition.
Resources to Guide Your Transition
As you work on reentering the workforce the resources below may be helpful in guiding your transition. For more detailed information about Pediatrics as a career, visit the AAP Career Resources pages.
- AMA resources for physicians returning to clinical practice
- Directory of State Medical & Osteopathic Boards
Established Physician Reentry Programs
You can find links to established physician reentry programs below. By enrolling in one of these programs you can get assistance with refreshing the clinical skills that are needed to renew your medical license.
- Drexel University Physician Refresher Reentry Program
- UC San Diego School of Medicine Faculty, Physician Retraining & Reentry
- The Center for Personalized Education for Physicians (CPEP) Reentry to Clinical Practice Program
- KSTAR/UTMB Health Mini-Residency Program
- Lifeguard Re-Entry/Re-Instatement
The Federation of State Medical Boards has a Directory of Physician Assessment and Remedial Education Programs.
This list of reentry programs is provided for informational purposes only. A listing here does not indicate endorsement by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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