Join with over 67,000 other pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists to care for the whole child. Stay connected to all areas of pediatrics with the AAP as your link with the general pediatric community. Membership offers opportunities for scholarly pursuits from speaking to authoring policy statements that can distinguish you as an expert in your pediatric specialty.
Specialty Fellow Members must be certified by a Board other than a pediatric board (i.e. The American Board of Pediatrics or the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics). Specialty Fellows must meet the requirements as determined by the section/council through which they are applying. Specific criteria sheets can be viewed here. Please check the requirements for the applicable section/council before submitting the application. Specialty Fellow applicants will be required to join their specialty section/council.
Sections and Councils are the professional home within the AAP for pediatric surgical specialists. As a section member, you will:
Enjoy all of the benefits listed above and start advancing your career.
We've put together a list of frequently asked questions that can help guide you through our membership process.