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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 for the 2016 Leadership Interest Form..

District coordinator - click here to see the job description.
(beginning October 2016)
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 2016)
10 positions open, 1 representing each district of the AAP
(1-year term)

Section secretary - click here to see the job description.
(beginning October 2016)
(1-year term)

Section vice chairperson - click here to see the job description.
(beginning October 2016)
(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 October 1, 2016. Candidates are invited to give a 2-3-minute speech at the SOMSRFT meeting on Saturday, October 22, 2016.

Candidates for district coordinator and assistant district coordinator positions are strongly encouraged to submit applications by October 1, 2016. Persons who have not submitted an application may still run for a position if present at the SOMSRFT Annual Assembly on October 22. However, preference will be given to those that apply by the October 1 deadline. Candidates must be present on October 22 to run for these positions.

Section liaisons - click here to see the general liaison job description.
(beginning January 2017)
(All liaison positions are 2-year terms)

AMA/Resident Fellow Section (AMA_RFS)
Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health (COPACFH)
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH)
Council on Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care (COFCAKC)
Council on Pediatric Subspecialties (COPS)
Pediatric Care Online Editorial Advisory Board (PCO EAB)
Section on Endocrinology (SOEn)
Section on Epidemiology (SOEp)
Section on Home Care (SOHCa)
Section on Hospital Medicine (SOHM)
Section on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender Health and Wellness (SOLGBTHW)
Section on Obesity (SOOb)
Section on Oral Health (SOOH)
Section on Tobacco Control (SOTCo)

The deadline to apply for a liaison position is November 1, 2016.


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