AAP Membership

You’ve chosen a career caring for our most vulnerable and treasured population. Let us help you be the best clinician you can be. We provide advocacy, education, and resources to empower, support, and inform pediatricians to provide quality care to children.


Membership Categories

There’s a place for you in the Academy no matter where you are in your career. International physicians and non-physician clinicians are welcome.

New members will create a free aap.org account then be taken back to the appropriate membership application. Returning members and customers should login using their email address and password.

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In Training

Medical Students (US and Canada) - $25/year

Pediatric Residents - $140/year

Pediatric or Surgical Fellowship Trainees - $150/year


Post Training

Board-Certified in Pediatrics - $675/year

50% discount in 1st year

Board-Certified Pediatric Surgeons - $675/year

50% discount in 1st year

Board-Eligible Pediatricians or Surgeons - $535/year

50% discount in 1st year


International Trainees and Physicians

International Medical Students - $25/year

International Residents - $140/year

International Pediatricians

Annual dues vary by country; click details for more information


Other Pediatric Care Team Members

Pediatric Dentists - $410/year

NPs, PAs, Pediatric Pharmacists or Pediatric Lab Directors - $250/year

Care Providers, Practice Managers, Parents/Caregivers

Annual dues vary by section or council



Still Have Questions?


AAP has put together a list of frequently asked questions that can help guide you through our membership process. Note that AAP benefits for each membership type are listed in the Details section by category.


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