MOAAP is seeking an Early Career Physician Representative and two resident representatives. The deadline for applying for the positions is July 25 2017. Please contact Kelsey Thompson, [email protected], with any questions.

Early Career Physician Missouri Chapter Representative

Position Description / Roles and Responsibilities
The Early Career Physician Chapter Representative will be a liaison to the chapter board. This representative will help lead the chapter Early Career Physician committee and serve as the chapter committee chair when applicable. This representative will also be a valuable resource for chapters in engaging early career physicians. This position will serve as  a liaison between the chapter and the national SOECP to address and raise awareness of early career physician issues.

Term: Two years

Qualifications:
Current chapter member in good standing and it is preferred that the representative is a member of the AAP Section on Early Career Physicians.

Appointment Process:
Complete the application by July 25. Access the application by clicking here. An interview process will follow after the application deadline has closed.

Core Responsibilities – expected of every chapter representative:

  1. Attend all chapter meetings and board meetings
  2. Serve as a contact person for chapter leadership to voice the “ECP perspective”
  3. Write one article annually for any AAP publication/newsletter
  4. Reach out to new ECP chapter members (new member info will be provided periodically by the SOECP) in order to provide your contact information and engage these new members in chapter activities
  5. Participate in two phone conferences annually with SOECP leadership and other chapter representatives, and serve as the chapter contact point for your district ECP representative.
  6. If your chapter is near one or more residency programs – Coordinate yearly presentation to residents on ECPs and the AAP (details will be provided); Serve as the ECP contact person for the representative from the Section on Pediatric Trainees (SOPT)
  7. Attend the annual chapter advocacy day in Jefferson City each spring.

Other Opportunities :

  1. Assist with chapter Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities
  2. Serve as the chair of the chapter Early Career Physician Committee (when applicable)
  3. Write additional articles for PedsLines and SOECP publications/newsletters as needed/desired
  4. Assist chapter with writing resolutions for the Annual Leadership Forum
  5. Participate as needed in national meetings
  6. Assist with chapter/national mentorship programs
  7. Participate in chapter subcommittees/sections

Missouri Chapter Resident Representative             

Position Description / Roles and Responsibilities
MOAAP seeks two residents to serve as the resident chapter representatives. These representatives will help improve communication between chapters and residency programs. They can also be asked to assist in engaging pediatric trainees (medical students, residents and fellows).

Term: Two years

Qualifications: Current member in good standing of the chapter and it is preferred that the representative is a member of the AAP Section on Pediatric Trainees (SOPT).

Appointment Process:
Complete the application by July 25. Access the application by clicking here. An interview process will follow after the application deadline has closed.

Core Responsibilities – expected of every chapter resident representative:

  1. Attend chapter meetings and board meetings
  2. Serve as the contact person for chapter leadership to voice the “pediatric trainee perspective”
  3. Contribute to the chapter conversation about what we can do for our members
  4. Write one article annually for PedsLines
  5. Reach out to new resident chapter members in coordination with the ECP committee chair (new member info will be provided periodically by the SOPT) in order to provide your contact information and engage these new members in chapter activities
  6. Participate in the chapter ECP committee meetings via phone and email
  7. Participate in the residency program visits in coordination with the ECP committee
  8. Participate in the chapter’s annual advocacy day in Jefferson City