Membership in the Oregon Chapter of the American Academy of Pedatrics supports the largest statewide advocacy organization for pediatricians in Oregon working to improve child health and supporting the pediatricians who care for them.
A fellow of this corporation shall be any physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Oregon who is a Fellow, or Specialty Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Chapter Affiliate Member $150
Any physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Oregon, and who limits her/his practice to a sub-specialty in pediatrics may become a Member of the Society.
Emeritus Chapter Affiliate Member $0
Any physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Oregon, and who limits his practice to pediatrics and is 65 years of age or older, may become a member of the Society. OR any physician age 65 and above and is an Emeritus AAP Member may become an Emeritus Fellow of the Society.
Resident Member $0
Any physician enrolled in the PL1, PL 2, PL 3 year of a pediatric residency training program approved for credit toward certification may become a Member of the Society.
Emeritus AAP Fellow $0
Any physician age 65 and above and is an Emeritus AAP Member may become an Emeritus Fellow of the Society.
Honorary Member $0
Honorary membership may be extended to those physicians who have distinguished themselves in Pediatrics and to those who have contributed largely to the care of children.
Associate Member $150
This class of membership may include Physician Assistants, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Pediatric Dentists, and Child Psychologists, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, Child Advocates, and other Community Leaders. They must apply and the application must be approved by the Executive Board.
Valerie.Feltman@oraap.org or (503) 334-1591x102
*Membership fees are nonrefundable once your membership application has been approved.
I already belong to the National AAP. Why should I become a member of the Oregon Chapter?
- Increase your knowledge of and participation in advocacy for children at a local and state level to influence the quality of pediatric practice and welfare of children.
- Collaborate and partner with other organizations to improve children’s health and well-being.
- Promote the interests of Oregon pediatricians in the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- Join other state, district, and national pediatric chapters to improve child health and wellbeing.
- Participate in state chapter committees in your areas of interest.
- Join with like-minded pediatricians to support quality health care, advocacy and improvement in community child health.
- Learn about opportunities for career enhancement.
- Receive updates about child health, advocacy and issues important to practicing pediatricians.
- Earn MOC Part 4 credit at no cost to members for START (screening tool and referral training) and data collection around developmental screening in well-child care.
- Attend continuing medical education meetings.