One of the greatest challenges young physicians face is managing the debt burden they often carry through the early years of their careers.

One of the most important decisions a young trainee or physician can make to ease the transition out of residency is to become, and remain, an AAP member.

About 40% of AAP members are 40 years of age or younger. The Academy stays in close contact with young physicians members and understands the challenges they face. Maintaining membership in the Academy allows young physicians to access the resources, tools and relationships they need to begin a successful practice and career.

The Academy maintains a special membership category with excellent benefits for each stage in a physician’s career. Young members may be particularly interested in the following benefits and programs designed to support their career goals:

Many new programs are available to members this year. The newest PediaLink...

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