Membership Benefits

BE AN ADVOCATE

  • Join an advocacy interest group to champion your child health and equity causes
  • Participate in OPS Lobby Day at the Capitol
  • Influence health policy, payment reform, and legislation through testimony, media, and your elected representatives
  • Receive alerts on state and AAP advocacy activities

 

DEMONSTRATE YOUR LEADERSHIP

  • Participate in chapter activities and committees that support your areas of interest
  • Promote the Oregon child health community in district and national arenas
  • Engage in AAP leadership positions and apply for CATCH grants

NETWORK AND CONNECT

  • Get chapter, CME, and resource updates through social media, the OPS website, and member e-newsletters
  • Network with other child health providers at regional events
  • Represent OPS on state advisory boards
  • Team up with other organizations to improve child health

 

RECEIVE PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

  • Attend the annual CME conference at a discounted rate
  • Stay current on best practices through live webinars and on-demand videos
  • Join QI and MOC-IV project cohorts led by OPS
  • Receive clinical training on behavioral health, child development, pediatric screening tools, referral resources, and reimbursement curriculum

OPS Membership Categories

Fellow  $150
A Fellow or Specialty Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Voting rights.

General  $150
MD or DO physicians who limit practice to specialty in pediatrics and are not AAP Fellows. Voting rights.

Associate  $150
May include: Naturopathic Doctors, Physician Assistants, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Pediatric Dentists, Child Psychologists, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, Child Advocates, and other Community Leaders. No voting rights.

Fellows-in-Training  $75
Resident or Fellow enrolled in an ACGME-accredited pediatric or surgical training program. Voting rights if board certified.

Resident  $0
Any physician enrolled in PL-1, PL-2 or PL-3 of a pediatric residency training program. No voting rights.

Senior  $0
Physicians age 65 years of age or older AND not in active practice. Voting rights if meets qualifications of Fellow or General membership.

Student  $0
May include: medical students, nurse practitioner students, physician assistant students, etc. No voting rights.

We're Stronger Together

Joining the Oregon chapter is a separate process from national AAP membership. It’s easy to become a new OPS member or to renew online. For more information, please contact Membership Manager Cheryl Matushak (cheryl.matushak@oraap.org).

Donations of any amount are sincerely appreciated and support our child-health advocacy work.

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