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Open Leadership Opportunities

Are you interested in becoming a leader in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Medical Students, Residents and Fellowship Trainees (SOMSRFT)? Each year the section recruits interested residents and fellowship trainees into leadership positions. The following positions are open:

Please check back in July 2014 for the Leadership Interest Form.

District coordinator - click here to see the job description.
(beginning October 2014)
10 positions open, 1 representing each district of the AAP
(1-year term)

Assistant district coordinator - click here to see the job description.
(beginning October 2014)
10 positions open, 1 representing each district of the AAP
(1-year term)

Section secretary - click here to see the job description.
(beginning October 2014)
(1-year term)

Section vice chairperson - click here to see the job description.
(beginning October 2014)
(3-year term: 1 as vice chair, 1 as chair, and 1 as immediate past chair)

Applications for vice chairperson and secretary MUST be submitted by September 15, 2014. Candidates are invited to give a 2-3-minute speech at the SOMSRFT meeting on Saturday, October 11, 2014 .

Candidates for district coordinator and assistant district coordinator positions are strongly encouraged to submit applications by September 15, 2014. Persons who have not submitted an application may still run for a position if present at the SOMSRFT Annual Assembly on October 11. However, preference will be given to those that apply by the September 15 deadline. Candidates must be present on October 11 to run for these positions.

Section liaisons - click here to see the general liaison job description.
(beginning January 2015)
(All liaison positions are 2-year terms)

AMA Resident Fellow Section (AMA-RFS)
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH)
Council on Foster Care, Adoption, & Kinship Care (COFCAKC) 
Section on Epidemiology (SOEp)
Section on Hospital Medicine (SOHM) 
Section on Oral Health (SOOH) 

The deadline to apply for a liaison position is November 1, 2014.


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