Council membership is open to the following member types: 

  • Associate Members
  • Candidate Members
  • Corresponding Fellows
  • Fellows
  • Fellowship Trainees
  • Honorary Fellows
  • International Members
  • Medical Students
  • National Affiliates
  • Residents
  • Senior Members
  • Specialty Fellows


Medical Students, Residents and Fellowship Trainees - $0*
All other accepted National member types - $30*
Council Affiliates - $60

* In addition to national dues

Council affiliate membership

  1. Licensed physicians not eligible for AAP membership.

  2. Licensed health professionals such as nurses and registered dieticians.

  3. Licensed mental health professionals such as counselors or social workers.

  4. Educators or researchers with a masters or doctoral degree and relevant experience.

All affiliate applicants must submit:

  • One letter of support from an AAP National member who is a member of the Council on Early Childhood or the Council on Community Pediatrics and has agreed to sponsor/mentor the applicant.

  • Copy of license or diploma


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