The National AAP Committee on Drugs member position term is effective July 1st, 2014.

The detailed information regarding this call for nominations may be found on the AAP Member Center. The list of vacancies, committee needs and term roster, as well as fact sheet and biosketch templates are available on this website.

The Committee on Drugs’ needs are crucial in the committee appointment process as the Board of Directors carefully considers these needs when reviewing nomination materials and making appointments. Note that committee members are appointed and reappointed biennially for a maximum of three 2-year terms. Committee member 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 scheduled deadline for this special call for nominations is midnight (CDT), April 8, 2014. Nominees must submit a letter of nomination, fact sheet, completed biosketch, and optional letters of support to their Chapter President and the Central Office in Elk Grove Village, by e-mail, at nominations@aap.org. Nomination materials may also be submitted via postal mail to 141 Northwest Point Blvd, Elk Grove Village, IL  60007, or by fax at 847-434-8000, attention Cyndy Rouse. All nomination materials must be date stamped or postmarked by midnight (CST) on April 8, 2014.

The AAP Board of Directors will meet May 13-17, 2014, to review all member nominees and make final appointments. Thank you for taking the time to review and contribute to the nominations process of AAP National Committees for the 2014-2015 term. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Cyndy Rouse at crouse@aap.org or 847-434-7938.