Become a Member
Through its members, the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Inc. (“FCAAP”), promotes the health and welfare of Florida’s children and supports pediatricians and pediatric specialists as the best qualified providers of their healthcare. FCAAP membership is open to all pediatric healthcare providers, including physicians, allied health professionals, residents, and medical students.
Because FCAAP values its members, we continue to identify, develop, and provide resources and benefits that are made available ONLY to FCAAP members! Current FCAAP Members enjoy a valuable array of exclusive benefits, including:
- access to FCAAP committees and projects
- free and discounted registration fees for FCAAP continuing education programs and events
- exclusive programs such as the Patient Centered Medical Home Transition Program and #FCAAPwellness program
- special prices on services such as the mobile-friendly website PediSite Program through Practis, vaccine purchases through Atlantic Health Partners, and malpractice insurance through The Doctors Company
- discounts on Purple Carrot, a plant-based meal subscription service
- Members Only Website and Membership Directory
- direct access to The Florida Pediatrician
- monthly updates and offers in the FCAAP News
- support when running for positions within the AAP or local organizations
- access to educational and legislative resources and pediatric-focused survey opportunities
- networking opportunities
Most importantly, FCAAP is your voice as we face the many challenges in healthcare.
We personally invite you to take advantage of all the benefits that membership in a statewide pediatric organization can offer, and hope you consider remaining an FCAAP member moving forward. Your decision to join FCAAP is an invaluable investment in your career and in the lives of the children we serve.
Join online through the links below at any time, or contact FCAAP Membership Coordinator Anayra Barreras Pena at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Membership Categories and Annual Dues
Fellow Member ($200) – Pediatrician or Pediatric Specialist licensed and practicing in Florida. Members of the AAP as Fellows, Candidate member, Specialty Fellows or Post-Residency Training Fellow shall be considered a Fellow of the FCAAP. Fellow members may serve on committees, vote and hold elective office.
Associate Member ($200) – A physician or pediatric dentist licensed and practicing in Florida. Associate members of the AAP shall be considered an Associate member of the FCAAP.
Young Physician Member ($200) – Pediatrician or Pediatric Specialist licensed and practicing in Florida and 40 years of age or younger. Young Physician members of the AAP shall be considered a Young Physician member of the FCAAP. Young Physician members may serve on committees, vote and hold elective office.
Allied Health Professional (PA, ARNP, etc.) ($100) – Any health professional, not stated in another category, who works in the field or specialty of pediatrics.
Resident Member (free) – Residents enrolled in a pediatric residency training program. Resident members of the AAP shall be considered a Resident member of the FCAAP.
Medical Student Member (free) – Medical students enrolled in a medical school and indicated a career choice in pediatrics.
Lifetime Member ($1,500) – Any member who is dedicated to FCAAP membership as a lifelong commitment. Lifetime members may serve on committees, vote and hold elective office.
*If you are interested in becoming a lifetime member of FCAAP, please contact Anayra Barreras Pena, the Chapter’s Membership Coordinator, at email@example.com for more information.
CLICK HERE to join both the National AAP and the Florida Chapter for the first time.
CLICK HERE if you are already a member of the National AAP and want to join the Florida Chapter.
CLICK HERE if you only want to join the Florida Chapter.
To join by phone, please call the AAP Membership Department at 866-843-2271 between 8:30am-6:00pm EST / 7:30am-5:00pm CST Monday -Friday.
In addition to membership, FCAAP depends on donor support to ensure we can continue offering quality publications and programs to our members and the public. Consider making a tax-deductible gift today. Even the smallest contribution empowers the Chapter to continue promoting the health & welfare of Florida’s children and supporting pediatricians & pediatric specialists as the best qualified providers of their healthcare. You can make your gift online. Thank you!
Enterprise Membership (“EM”) is a multi-year partnership with AAP National, FCAAP, and pediatric organizations. EM offers member benefits/services for both individuals and institutions, including a 20% savings on AAP National and FCAAP dues when 100% of the member-eligible physicians in the organization join!
Eligibility for the EM program is determined on a case-by-case basis by the AAP Member Engagement and Value Committee. The most common type of organizations in the EM program include:
•Academic institutions with an ACGME-accredited residency program
•Children’s healthcare foundations
•Non-academic children’s hospitals
•Independent Physicians Associations
•Independent Practice Associations
•Clinically integrated networks
To determine if your organization is eligible for EM, please complete this online EM Interest Form.
Thank you to the current EMs in Florida!
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