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.



In Training

Medical Students (US and Canada)

Pediatric Residents

Pediatric or Surgical Fellowship Trainees


Post Training

Board-Certified in Pediatrics

Board-Certified Pediatric Surgeons

Board-Eligible Pediatricians or Surgeons


International Trainees and Physicians


Other Pediatric Care Team Members

NPs, PAs, Pediatric Pharmacists or Pediatric Lab Directors

Care Providers, Practice Managers, Parents/Caregivers



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.


View Membership FAQ