The AAP Board of Directors is soliciting nominations to fill six (6) Chairperson positions for AAP National Committee for terms beginning July 1, 2015:

  • Committee on Adolescence
  • Committee on Genetics
  • Committee on Hospital Care
  • Committee on Pediatric Education
  • Committee on Pediatric Workforce
  • Committee on Substance Abuse

Application materials (factsheet, biographical summary and nomination/self-nomination forms) for these positions are available on the AAP Member Center, in addition to statements of needs and requirements at:

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 deadline for nominations for 2015 positions is Friday November 21, 2014 (midnight CST). Nominees must submit a letter of nomination, a factsheet and a biographical summary to their Chapter President and the AAP Offices by e-mail ( or by fax 847/434-8000 (ATTN: 2015 AAP National Committee Chairperson Nominations). All nomination materials must be submitted by November 21, 2014 (midnight, CST).  The AAP Board of Directors will meet January 2731, 2015 to review nominations and make final appointments.

Thank you for your review and contribution to the nominations process of AAP National Committees for the 2015 term. Please email any questions to