AAP National Committees – 2019 Member Appointments

The AAP Board of Directors is soliciting nominations to fill the following vacancies for Member positions on AAP National Committees for terms beginning July 1, 2019; Iowa nominees welcome and encouraged:

Committee on Adolescence (COA): 1

Committee on Child Health Financing: 2 positions

Committee on Coding and Nomenclature (COCN): 1 position

Committee on Drugs: 1 position

Committee on Fetus and Newborn (COFN): 2 positions

Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management: 2 positions

Committee on Native American Child Health: 2 positions

Committee on Pediatric AIDS (COPA): 3 positions

Committee on Pediatric Research: 2 positions

Committee on Practice & Ambulatory Medicine (COPAM): 3 positions

Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health (COPACFH): 2 positions

You can find the requirements, the statements of needs for each position, and the application materials on AAP.org. To be considered complete, an application must include the following: (1) factsheet, (2) biographical summary, (3) letter of nomination, and (4) letter of support. Upon receipt, a request for Conflict of Interest Disclosure will be sent to the candidate which will finalize the application process.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, February 22, 2019. Nominees must submit the completed application materials to their Chapter President and the AAP Nominations Team.

Members of AAP National Committees are re-appointed every two years and may be appointed up to three times for a total of six years. Committee member appointments are made on the basis of knowledge, expertise, and the documented needs of the committee. Within this context, Academy membership demographics such as professional activity, gender, ethnicity, and geographical distribution will be considered, as well as chapter activity.

The AAP Board of Directors will meet in May 2019 to review nominations and make final appointments.

Thank you for your review and contribution to the nominations process of AAP National Committees for the 2019 term. Please email any questions to nominations@aap.org.


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