Membership in the Oregon Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics supports the largest statewide advocacy organization for pediatricians in Oregon working to improve child health and supporting the pediatricians who care for them.
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.
A Fellow or Specialty Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Voting rights.
Resident or Fellow enrolled in an ACGME-accredited pediatric or surgical training program. Voting rights if board certified.
MD or DO physicians who limit practice to specialty in pediatrics and are not AAP Fellows. Voting rights.
Any physician enrolled in PL-1, PL-2 or PL-3 of a pediatric residency training program. No voting rights.
Physicians age 65 years of age or older AND not in active practice. Voting rights if meets qualifications of Fellow or General membership.
May include: medical students, nurse practitioner students, physician assistant students, etc. No voting rights.
Please note: Membership fees are nonrefundable once your membership application has been approved.
If you have questions, please contact:
Cheryl Matushak, Administrative Coordinator
email@example.com (503) 334-1591 ext. 102
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 the 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 well-being.
- 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.