Membership

The best way to get connected and stay in touch with the latest information on pediatric telehealth care is to join the Section on Telehealth Care. Section membership is open to all Academy members with an interest in improving the use of telephone medicine, e-mail, and telemedicine in the delivery of cost-effective, efficient, high-quality pediatric care.

Learn more about the SOTC from our membership flyer. Pediatricians can join the SOTC by completing the online application through the AAP Web site.

Nurses, Call Center Administrators, Office Managers, etc can join the SOTC. An application for section affiliate membership can be accessed online through the AAP Web site. Please review the affiliate membership requirements. An applicant for Section Affiliate Membership must submit the following with his/her application form:


2. A copy of his or her license or certification, if applicable.

Benefits of belonging to the SOTC


  • Participation in the e-mail discussion list- Peer to peer consultation on the challenges of non-face-to-face care via the listserv is limited to SOTC members.

  • Telephone Lines - An electronic newsletter for pediatric telephone triage nurses is available only to SOTC members and distributed via the Section's e-mail discussion list.

  • Advanced notice of SOTC educational programs - Ticketed items on telephone care usually sell out at the NCE. Section members are the first to know about seminars, meet the expert sessions, and section program for members. The Section also has many on-demand learning opportunities, some with CME credit only available to Section members.

  • SOTC newsletter sent twice annually - Keeps members updated on section activities and upcoming events.

  • Affiliate members also receive a subscription to AAP News, the AAP's monthly newsmagazine.