NOW OPEN ~ Call for New Members – APS Encourages You to Nominate a Colleague for Membership
Mission. The mission of the American Pediatric Society is to shape the future of academic pediatrics through the engagement of distinguished pediatric leaders who represent the full diversity within the field.
Membership criteria. Active members shall be limited to professionals who have distinguished themselves as child health leaders, teachers, scholars, policymakers, and/or clinicians and whose important contributions are recognized nationally and/or internationally, as determined by the Council, and who have well-established credentials as teachers, scholars, policymakers, and/or clinicians and whose contributions have advanced child health.
|Nominator Eligibility||Only Active APS Members who are in good standing and current on all dues payments may propose or second the nomination of a distinguished child health leader as a new APS Member. Neither the proposing or seconding member may be a current APS Officer or Council Member.|
|Nomination Required Documents||
|Letters of nomination must clearly:||1) indicate how the nominee has distinguished themselves as a child health leader, teacher, scholar, policymaker, advocate, and/or clinician;
2) offer evidence that the nominee’s contributions are recognized nationally and/or internationally;
3) document the nominee has well-established credentials garnered over a period of many years as a teacher, scholar, policymaker, advocate, and/or clinician; and
4) explain how the nominee’s contributions have advanced child health.
Suggested ways to indicate how the nominee has demonstrated leadership in child health are outlined below:
Clear and precise delineation of a nominee’s well-established stature within pediatrics either in academia or the pediatric community at large is essential.
Finally, please address the nominated member’s anticipated engagement in the APS. Indicate in what way(s) the nominee will most likely contribute to the APS mission and their involvement in other pediatric organizations and the PAS Meeting.
|Selection||Nominators will be notified of new member selections in late November – early December.|