Join Your Local Chapter

Pediatricians in California who have completed a pediatrics residency and are Board-certified or Board-eligible, will likely qualify for membership in one of the four California chapters.

For a membership application, answers to frequently asked questions, or any other membership information, please contact your local chapter office.

Chapter 1 | Northern California
48 Counties
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Serving the following counties: Alameda | Alpine | Amador | Butte | Calaveras | Colusa | Contra Costa/Solano | Daly City | Del Norte | El Dorado | Fresno | Glenn | Humboldt | Inyo | Kings | Lake | Lassen | Madera | Marin | Mariposa | Mendocino | Merced | Modoc | Mono | Monterey | Napa | Nevada | Placer | Plumas | Sacramento | San Benito | San Francisco | San Joaquin | San Mateo | Santa Clara | Santa Cruz | Shasta | Sierra | Siskiyou | Sonoma | Stanislaus | Sutter | Tehama | Trinity | Tulare | Tuolumne | Yolo | Yuba

Chapter 2 | Los Angeles
7 Counties
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Serving the following counties: LA | San Bernadino | Riverside | Bakerside | San Luis Obispo | Santa Barbara | Ventura

Chapter 3 | San Diego
San Diego and Imperial Counties
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Chapter 4 | Orange County
Orange County
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I already belong to the National AAP, why should I become a member of one of the California chapters?

  • Increase your knowledge of and participation in legislative and advocacy activities at a local level.
  • Increase involvement in the legislative arena to positively influence the quality of pediatric practice and the welfare of children in your state.
  • 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.
  • Leadership
  • Participate in chapter committees in areas of interest.
  • Network with other pediatricians with similar interests.
  • Improve chapter membership participation on national AAP affairs.
  • Receive chapter newsletter, district pediatrician email news, and other informative mailings.
  • Attend local Continuing Medical Education meetings sponsored by the Chapter.
  • Prepare yourself for the future role of the pediatrician in the health care system and for the future management of their practices.

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