Resident Advocacy Program
Learn Federal Advocacy Skills with the AAP!
(On February 6, 2012, the AAP Department of Federal Affairs in Washington DC will host a day-long training session for pediatric residents, medical students, and practicing physicians interested in federal advocacy. For more information, contact Jamie Poslosky at.
AAP Federal Advocacy Action Network (FAAN)
This conference offers an intense child advocacy training program led by leaders of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Watch the AAP website for registration information.
It has been said that “Politics is not a spectator sport.” When you vote, you are an advocate for children’s health and well-being.
Learn all you need to know about voter registration in Virginia!
- Albemarle County Voter Registration
- Charlottesville City Voter Registration
- Virginia State Board of Elections
There are many opportunities for residents to attend regional and national meetings, work with professional societies on issues related to child advocacy, and to pursue funding to support these efforts.