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Benefits of Joining AAP-CA Chapter 2

Pediatric Practice Management

Support – Ever feel alone when dealing with practice management issues or reimbursement delays with insurance companies? The Pediatric Council and Pediatric Practice Committee are here for you. Through Chapter 2 membership, you have access to annual meetings with the top insurance carriers in California and local meetings among practicing pediatricians to discuss the issues that most matter to you.

Leadership Opportunities – Do you have an issue or research interest, but need support to get going? Chapter 2 offers the network and logistical support to help you bring your ideas to life.

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Legislative Advocacy– The health industry is changing and the budget crisis in California means the pace in Sacramento is constantly moving. As a member of Chapter 2, your voice as a pediatrician can be heard through the State Government Affairs committee.

Peds@CA2 eNews - Monthly newsletter publication containing articles of interest and upcoming events.

Town Hall meeting invitations - Held regularly throughout our service area, featuring guest speakers, presenting topics of pediatric interest.

Maintenance of Certification

CME– Gain access to CME meetings at a discounted price.

Part IV - Quality Improvement – Gain access to area MOC projects and local experts with experience in obtaining Part IV of the ABP’s MOC.

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Membership Levels

Great News - Our online membership process in now working!

After reviewing the membership levels, please make a selection to proceed to the online application and check-out. Alternatively, you may print the "Printable Membership Application" link above, and mail as indicated with either a check or credit card information. Thank you for joining AAP-CA Chapter 2.

Level Price  
Residency/Fellowship Training Free Select
Post Residency/Fellowship Training - 1st, and 2nd. Year $85.00 now. Select
Candidate $120.00 now. Select
Fellow $195.00 now. Select
Specialty Fellow $195.00 now. Select
Chapter Affiliate $195.00 now. Select
Chapter Associate $195.00 now. Select
Emeritus/Retired $60.00 now. Select

Membership Levels Defined

Which Membership Level is Right For Me?

Candidate Fellow

You are considered a Candidate Fellow when your Board Certification is in process. Once you become Board Certified (FAAP) your membership may be upgraded to Voting Fellow.

Voting Fellow

You may join the Chapter as a Voting Fellow if you are a Fellow, or a Specialty Fellow of the AAP (FAAP). Voting Fellows become voting members of California and may vote in Chapter elections.

Chapter Affiliate

Chapter Affiliates are physicians who are not Fellows of the AAP (such as Pediatricians and Family Physicians who are not members of the National AAP, Child Psychiatrists, Public Health Physicians, etc.) but who are licensed to practice medicine and who have had the training and experience to qualify as having a basic interest in pediatrics. Chapter Affiliates are not entitled to vote in Chapter elections or hold office.

Chapter Associate

Chapter Associate Members are non-physicians, licensed professionals (such as Child Psychologists, Pediatric Dentists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Licensed Clinical Social Workers) who are not AAP Fellow Members, who have training experience and a basic interest in children. Chapter Associate Members seeking membership shall be nominated by an AAP-CA Chapter 2 member, their membership application shall be approved by a majority vote of the Board of Directors, and are not entitled to vote in AAP-CA Chapter 2 elections or hold office.