The editorial board of Pediatrics, the flagship journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, is seeking a public member to participate on the executive editorial board. Ideal candidates will be fathers, mothers, guardians, or other family members that possess the following:
  • Past experience working at the local community, state, or national level on child health-related programs or policy
  • A belief that collaboration with pediatricians and other professionals is essential to quality child health

Members will be expected to:

Attend one in-person national meeting per year (expenses paid)
  • Participate on periodic conference calls
  • Review and comment on journal articles from the family perspective
  • Actively participate in the work of the editorial board, expressing family viewpoints and issues

Pediatrics Associate Editor, Family Partnerships role description