Member Designations

Distinguished Fellow Member Designation

Policy for application for Distinguished Fellow Membership

[Excerpted from AAP Bylaws]:

Section F. Distinguished Fellow Members.

Qualifications. To apply as a Distinguished Fellow of AAP, a person must have ten years of active AAP membership; ongoing active participation in psychiatric education; and demonstrated leadership and service to the AAP as evidenced by AAP annual meeting participation (at least five meetings during the candidate’s membership, and at least one meeting within the last three years) and AAP committee membership (serving in some capacity for a total of seven “year equivalents”).

Examples include:

  • Teaching in the Master Educator series x 6 yrs: 6 yrs. Equivalent
  • Serving on both the Membership Committee and the Selection Committee for the Fellows x 2 yrs: 4 yrs. Equivalent
  • Serving on the Executive Committee x 4 yrs: 4 yrs. equivalent
  1. Application and Membership. Eligible candidates must submit a curriculum vitae supporting and denoting eligibility.Upon favorable review of the candidate’s credentials and receipt of dues, the candidate becomes a Distinguished Fellow of AAP.

Submission Requirements & Deadlines
Eligible candidates should submit the following application requirements:

  • Completed application form (click here for application form)
  • Current curriculum vitae supporting and denoting eligibility
  • Personal statement, no longer than three pages, reflecting upon your educational life mission and demonstrating ongoing contributions to psychiatric education.
  • Email submission required: lhedrick@academicpsychiatry.org. All materials should be included in a single email submission.

Deadline for submission: June 1, 2018

Fellow Member Designation

Policy for application for Fellow Membership

[Excerpted from AAP Bylaws]:

Section F.  Fellow Members.

Qualifications. To apply as a Distinguished Fellow of AAP, a person must have five years of active AAP membership; ongoing active participation in psychiatric education; and demonstrated leadership and service to the AAP as evidenced by AAP annual meeting participation (at least three meetings during the candidate’s membership, and at least one meeting within the last three years) and AAP committee membership (serving in some capacity for a total of three “year equivalents”).

Examples include:

  • Teaching in the Master Educator series x 2 yrs: 2 yrs. Equivalent
  • Serving on both the Membership AND the Career Development Committee x 2 yrs: 4 yrs. Equivalent
  • Serving on the Executive Committee x 4 yrs: 4 yrs. equivalent
  1. Application and Membership. Eligible candidates must submit a completed form and curriculum vitae supporting and denoting eligibility.  Upon favorable review of the candidate’s credentials and receipt of dues, the candidate becomes a Distinguished Fellow of AAP.

Submission Requirements & Deadline
Eligible candidates should submit the following application requirements:

  • Completed application form (click here for application form)
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement, no longer than three pages, reflecting upon your educational life mission and demonstrating ongoing contributions to psychiatric education.
  • Email submission required: lhedrick@academicpsychiatry.org. All materials should be included in a single email submission.

Deadline for submission: June 1, 2018

For additional inquiries, contact Michael Peterson, MD, PhD, Membership Committee Chair, at mpeterson2@wisc.edu.