Resident and Fellow Section


What does TPS offer their resident section members?


  • Submit an electronic poster for the e-poster contest. Winners attend and present at the TPS annual meeting.
  • Participate in the TPS Resident/Medical Student Advocacy Day each year in February/March.*Check out the TPS Facebook page for pictures and comments about the 2016 event.
  • Join a TPS Committee. TPS residents and fellows can participate on a committee from August 1 - July 31 each year, but you can join at any point throughout the year! Click here for a list of committee descriptions and the committee online application.
  • Receive special invites to TPS events, like the TPS Annual Leadership Planning Summit, or TPS Annual Meeting.
  • Compete in the annual Jacobi Jug, a fast paced competition held in conjunction with the TPS Annual Meeting.
  • Get quick access to AAP resources and links.


Advocacy Day and new Resident/Fellow section material at the TPS Annual Meeting.


TPS residents and fellows can participate on a committee -  Click here for a list of committee descriptions and the committee online application.


Get to know your future colleagues.


Always check our website for the most current grants available.

Check out who is representing your program on the TPS Resident Executive Planning Committee. Feel free to contact your school representative with any ideas or feedback!


For $15, you can become a member, apply here. Not sure if your program pays for membership? Contact us regarding Membership. You can also download a paper membership application (PDF) and fax/scan/mail with a check.

Annual E-Poster Contest Winners

Check out who the 13th Annual E-Poster Contest Winners are for 2016!

Jacobi Jug Annual Competition

Congratulations to Driscoll Children's Hospital for their win of the Jacobi Jug in the annual jeopardy contest held in conjunction with the 2016 Annual Meeting!  Thank you to all of the teams that participated in this year’s competition, it was a great success.


Past Winners of the Jacobi Jug:

2016 - Driscoll Childrens Hopsital
2015- Baylor College of Medicine
2014- University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio
2013- Children's Medical Center/UT Southwestern
2012- Children's Medical Center/UT Southwestern
2011 - Driscoll Children's Hospital Corpus Christi
2010 - University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio

AAP Links and Resources

2017 AAP Legislative Conference in Washington, DC
April 23 – 25, 2017

  • Attend skills-building workshops in negotiation, social media and crafting effective messages
  • Hear firsthand from distinguished guest speakers, such as members of Congress, White House officials and federal agency leaders
  • Participate in meetings with congressional staff on Capitol Hill to urge elected officials to put children first in their federal policymaking
  • Learn about policy priorities impacting children and pediatricians
  • Earn a maximum of 21.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Register ​for the conference today!

CPTI Newsletter highlights CATCH and other opportunities relevant to residency programs.

TPS is considered District 7 of the AAP, check out who's your AAP District 7 Resident Coordinators.

The 2017 Leonard P. Rome CATCH Visiting Professorships Call for Applications is now open!
The purpose of this program is to promote advocacy for children and advance the field of community pediatrics. Up to 8 accredited pediatric residency programs will be provided with a maximum of $4,500 each to implement a 2- or 3-day community health and advocacy educational program focusing on resident education, faculty development and building community partnerships for child health and advocacy.

We encourage residency programs to use this opportunity to connect with chapter leaders and community pediatricians via dinners or meetings included in their schedule of activities. Application and guidelines can be found at

All application materials must be submitted by Wednesday, May 17, 2017. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact Jeanine Donnelly, MPH at 800/433-9016, ext. 7397, or by e-mail at

5 Advocacy modules on AAP website: AAP Pediatric Residency Advocacy Training Curriculum

What happens after Residency? Check out AAP's life after residency.

AAP CATCH Call for Proposals is closed, check back next year!

For additional information about the Resident/Fellow Section, please contact:
Crystal Healey, Membership Services Manager
401 West 15th Street, Suite 682
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 370-1517