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Committee Members

  • Bill Engle , MD FAAP (District VII) University of Texas Southwestern - Chair
  • Merrilll Drew , Section Membership Specialist, American Academy of Pediatrics

Scope of Committee Work

The committee remains focused on recruiting and retaining members into our section to represent the interests and concerns of the Perinatal Section, the largest section of the AAP. Our membership includes academic and clinical neonatologists, and fellowship trainees, as well as affiliate membership offered to related medical specialties, and allied health professionals. One of the ongoing goals of the committee is to continue to increase membership benefits via section activities including member education, policy development, public education, and advocacy.

Current Initiatives

  • Recruitment of fellow trainees throughout all 3 years of fellowship
  • Fee reductions for national meetings and CME courses

Contact Us

To contact the membership committee, please send an e-mail to: Ivan Hand »

Get Involved!

If you are interested in helping in membership recruitment or have some ideas that would enhance membership benefits please email them to: Ivan Hand »

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