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Section members play a vital role assisting in educational programming, policy statement development, practice intervention development, and many other projects, including representing the AAP to other organizations. Section leadership has implemented a strategic plan with measurable outcomes based on member feedback, including AAP National Conference programming, educational opportunities, presentation slides, newsletters, and handouts.‚Äč

As a member of the Section on Nicotine and Tobacco Prevention and Treatment you will receive:

  • The Section newsletter, published electronically two times a year, containing information on current tobacco prevention and treatment initiatives
  • A subscription to the Section's listserv to discuss current issues around tobacco control and facilitate communication and networking among section members
  • Access to the Section on Nicotine and Tobacco Prevention and Treatment Web site "Members Only" content
  • The opportunity to plan and provide educational sessions at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition and other AAP meetings
  • Opportunities to get involved with Section projects and activities based on your area(s) of expertise and interest
  • The opportunity to run for positions on the Section Executive Committee (for AAP members only)
  • The opportunity to participate in Section member surveys to guide Section educational opportunities
  • The opportunity to vote for proposed bylaw changes to help guide the future direction of the Section (for AAP members only)
  • The opportunity to influence AAP by providing input to policy statements and practice guidelines

Your contributions to the Section on Nicotine and Tobacco Prevention and Treatment will help to determine our success. Here are some ways you can actively participate in the section:

  • Encourage friends and colleagues to join the Section on Nicotine and Tobacco Prevention and Treatment
  • Spread the word about the Section on Nicotine and Tobacco Prevention and Treatment to other Sections, Committees, Councils, Chapters, and AAP members
  • Actively participate in discussions with your peers on our listserv
  • Write an article for our newsletter
  • Suggest topics for the newsletter, listserv, or Section activities
  • Join a subcommittee or suggest a new subcommittee

 

Last Updated

04/06/2022

Source

American Academy of Pediatrics