Scholarships Available! 2016 AAP Legislative Conference

The 25th Legislative Conference will take place April 3-5, 2016, in Washington, DC. Participants will have the opportunity to develop their advocacy skills through interactive workshops, learn about timely child health policy topics, hear from several guest speakers and visit with their legislators on Capitol Hill.

Scholarships are now available! The AAP Committee on Federal Government Affairs, the AAP Section on Medical Students, Residents and Fellowship Trainees, and the AAP Section on Early Career Physicians are offering several scholarships to AAP members in good standing to cover the cost of registration for the conference.

Apply today: If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please fill out an application and submit it to LegislativeConference@aap.org by 2 p.m. CT/3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 20. Additional information on eligibility is listed in the application.

CPTI scholarships: The AAP Community Pediatrics Training Initiative (CPTI) will support 4 pediatric faculty-resident pairs to attend the AAP Legislative Conference and then implement an educational advocacy project in collaboration with their AAP chapter. Applications are now open and are due January 13, 2016, by 2 p.m. CT. For more information, visit CPTI Opportunities or contact Jeanine Donnelly at jdonnelly@aap.org.

For more information on the conference and how to register, please visit aap.org/legcon. Please send any questions to LegislativeConference@aap.org.