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An AAP Colorado membership provides you with the professional support you need to practice the best possible medicine for children in Colorado through a variety of tools and resources. Membership opportunities are available to pediatricians, pediatric medical sub-specialists, pediatric surgical specialists, and other pediatric professionals. AAP Colorado provides an array of benefits and services to keep you up-to-date and informed and is the only organization that supports you through all four phases of maintenance of certification. As a member, you can be a voice for children and pediatrics.

Becoming a member is easy. Review our membership categories, membership benefits and pay dues below.

Membership Categories & Dues

Member Category Description AAP-CO Dues AAP National Dues
Fellow, FAAP BC Pediatrician/Subspecialist, member AAP $175 $680
Surgical/Specialty Fellow, FAAP BC Pediatric Surgeon/Specialist, member AAP $175 $680
Candidate Member Board Eligible Pediatrician/Surgeon/Subspecialist $100 $525
Senior Member >70 or >65 and not earning professionally $100 $205
National Affiliate Member Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant $100 $165
Associate Member Pediatric Dentist $100 $395
Post Residency Training Member $30 $140
Resident $15 $130
Medical Student Member $10 $25

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Member Benefits

As a member of the AAP-Colorado, you can help:


Advance the interests of Colorado infants, children, and teens through ADVOCACY at the State Capitol and in Washington, D.C., by:

  • Participating in advocacy activities that improve the quality of pediatric practice and the welfare of children in Colorado
  • Increasing your knowledge of the state legislative process and meeting with state policymakers
  • Representing pediatric views to the Colorado Legislature
  • Crafting resolutions to influence the American Academy of Pediatrics


Ensure the highest quality patient care through EDUCATION of pediatricians, residents, and medical students, by:

  • Attending educational meetings focused on the needs of Colorado Pediatricians
  • Accessing practice management tools through AAP and Chapter sponsored training sessions
  • Shaping the future role of pediatrics in the ever-changing health care system
  • Receiving AAP-CO newsletters and other informational emails


Promote optimal physician well-being and career stamina through PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT and NETWORKING opportunities, by:

  • Volunteering on committees, developing policies, speaking to media, and representing the AAP on local panels
  • Serving on national AAP Sections, Committees and Boards
  • Attending national meetings
  • Networking with other pediatricians throughout Colorado and other parts of the world


AAP-Colorado offers members a variety of ways to become involved with the chapter’s advocacy, education, networking and leadership opportunities.

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