Become a member


Join the California Chapter 1, AAP


Benefits of Membership


  • Increase involvement in the legislative arena to positively influence the quality of pediatric practice and the welfare of children in Northern California
  • Build coalitions with other organizations working toward improving children’s health and well-being
  • Promote the interests of California pediatricians in the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Collaborate with the statewide District legislative advocacy efforts on behalf of children and pediatricians in California
  • Participate in National AAP sponsored advocacy training and advocacy summit
  • Receive timely legislative alerts 
  • a list of current bills


  • Participate in Chapter Committees working on child health issues 
  • Run for chapter office and serve on the Board of Directors and represent the pediatric colleagues in your Northern California community
  • Participate in chapter projects directed at community action 


  • Network with other pediatricians with similar interests via committees
  • Become a mentor/Find a mentor
  • Represent chapter and State affairs in National AAP positions


  • Receive discounted registration for all Chapter 1 CME activities
  • Receive chapter newsletter
  • National, State and local professional pediatrics updates for your practice
  • Learn more about how the recertification process works and be prepared to successfully complete this process
  • Public health posters and handouts for your practice and your patients


Membership Categories

Annual Chapter Dues:

  • Voting Fellows: $185 ($110 to Chapter, $75 to District for advocacy work)

  • Candidate Fellows: $185 ($110 to Chapter, $75 to District for advocacy work)

  • Senior Members $100 

  • Chapter Affiliates: $185 ($110 to Chapter, $75 to District for advocacy work)

  • Residents and Post Residency Training Fellows: FREE 


Get Involved

  • Become a Member of CC1AAP
  • Become a mentor to a Young Physician
  • Participate in Advocacy Day
  • Join a Committee
  • Become a legislative liaison
  • Join the Board of Directors
  • Attend CME Events and Trainings