International Resident Membership

International Resident members must be enrolled in an ACGME accredited pediatric or surgical residency training program or be enrolled in a pediatric or surgical program reviewed and deemed acceptable by the AAP.

Annual dues are $110. Join at or e-mail us at:

Distinguish Yourself

  • A certificate of International Academy Membership

Stay Up To Date - Automatic online subscriptions to:

  • Red Book® Online
  • Pediatrics, the official journal of the AAP
  • AAP News, the official news magazine of the AAP
  • AAP OnCall, eBreaking news alerts and AAP News OnCall
  • My AAP through the AAP Web site
  • PediaLink®, designed to help you direct, focus, and manage your continuing professional development

Access Useful Tools and Resources

  • Identify and close practice gaps in key practice areas with EQIPP quality improvement courses
  • Create an Individualized Learning Plan and manage your learning with PediaLink®
  • Network with other international residents through the Provisional Section on International Medical Graduates (PSOIMG)
  • Access members-only content throughout
  • Ability to connect with key opinion leaders all over the world to actively enhance the health and well-being of children globally through impact-oriented education, advocacy, and service delivery
  • Network with peers who share similar interests through Section/Council Membership
  • Improve patient care through valuable Practice Support resources online
  • Access more than 66,000 pediatric colleagues through the Membership Directory


  • Section/council membership in accordance with bylaws
  • Opportunity to serve on national committees
  • Answers any questions you may have via

Enjoy Exclusive, Members-Only Discounts

  • National Conference and Exhibition, a multi-day conference featuring plenary seminars, workshops, and a technical exhibit area - Registration discount of up to 35%
  • AAP BookStore, your source for the best in pediatrics
  • Save money with member discounts on AAP products, publications, and online and live courses
  • Discounts on car rentals with Hertz and Budget worldwide
  • Travel (personal or business) booking services and discounts online through Concur

Benefits are subject to change.
International members shall not have the right to sponsor applicants for membership in the Academy, to vote on any matter submitted to a vote to the members, to serve as National Officers of the Academy, to use the designation “Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics” or FAAP