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Make a difference.

Take your leadership and career accomplishments to the next level with the AAP Fellow distinction. AAP Fellows do amazing things for children, their families, and the field of pediatrics through critical engagement such as advocacy, policy development, and education/content creation. Join the only organization that brings together pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists in every area of expertise to care for the whole child.

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Membership Requirements

Fellow Members must have received initial certification in pediatrics from the American Board of Pediatrics, the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or La Corporation Professionelle des Medecins du Quebec.

Sections and Councils are the professional home within the AAP for pediatric medical subspecialists.  The AAP is the only organization that brings together experts in every area of pediatric medicine.  As a section member, you will:

  • Help develop policy, clinical guidelines, and research
  • Participate in education development for pediatricians, surgical specialists and medical subspecialists in your area of expertise
  • Engage in scholarly pursuits such speaking, writing, and other content development
  • Hold leadership positions on section/council executive committees and subcommittees
  • Participate in CPT and payer advocacy in your area of pediatric medicine
  • Stay connected via section/council member-only content on collaboration sites, topic-specific eNewsletters, and regular listserv updates
Annual Dues $692.00


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