Established: February 2012

Charge:

  • The Committee priorities are the creation of the membership database and planning for a plenary symposium or workshop for the PAS Meeting. The Committee Chair submits a written or oral update to APS Council at the Spring meeting and additional updates as needed.

Goals:

  • To promote diversity, inclusion and equity within APS.
  • To promote diversity, inclusion and equity in academic pediatrics.

Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Creation of membership database.
  • Planning for a plenary symposium or workshop at the PAS Meeting.

Members:

  • Call to members to serve.
  • Committee members must be APS members.
  • APS President and Secretary/Treasurer are ex officio committee members during their tenure in these roles.

Co-Chair Terms/Limits:

  • Co-chair terms are staggered.
  • Chairs appointed by Council, upon APS President and Secretary/Treasurer’s recommendation.
  • Chairs serve a 3-year term.
  • Chairs can serve a maximum of 1 consecutive term.

Member Terms/Limits:

  • Members serve a 3-year term.
  • Members can serve a maximum of 1 consecutive term.

Meetings:

  • Duration of meeting is up to one hour.
  • Meetings are held every 1-2 months.
  • Quorum is not necessary.

Current Committee:

Chairs
Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH (Term: Co-Chair 2020-2023)
Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH (Term: Member 2017–2020, 2020–2021, Co-Chair 2021-2024)

Members
Clifford Bogue, MD (Term: 2019–2024) ex officio
Mary Leonard, MD (Term 2021-2022) ex officio

Gary Freed, MD, MPH (Term: 2017–2020, 2020–2023)
Karen Hendricks-Munoz, MD, MPH (Term: 2018–2021, 2021-2024)
James Jarvis, MD (Term: 2017–2020, 2020–2023)
Yvonne Maldonado, MD (Term: 2019–2022)
Jean Raphael, MD, MPH (Term: 2019–2022)
TBD (Term: 2021-2024)
TBD (Term: 2021-2024)