The AAP Board of Directors is soliciting nominations to fill the following vacancies for Chairperson positions for AAP National Committees for terms beginning July 1, 2019:
- Committee on Adolescence
- Committee on Hospital Care
- Committee on Pediatric Education
- Committee on Pediatric Workforce
- Committee on Substance Use and Prevention
The requirements, the statements of needs for each position, and the application materials are at AAP.org (AAP member login required). To be considered complete upon submission, an application must include a (1) factsheet, (2) biographical summary, (3) letter of nomination, and (4) letter of support. Upon receipt, candidates will receive a request to complete their Conflict of Interest Disclosure. Completion of this disclosure will finalize the application process.
Committee Chairpersons are appointed annually and may be re-appointed up to four years. Committee Chairperson 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 January 2019 to review nominations and make final appointments.
If you have any questions, please contact the AAP at email@example.com.