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)

The AAP Washington Office provides up-to-date information on federal issues that relate to children’s health and provides information on how best to convey your concerns to your elected officials in Washington, D.C.

AAP Advocacy Institute

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.

Voter Registration

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!

More Opportunities

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.

Explore Awards, Grants and Funding opportunities and information about advocacy-related Meetings and Internships.