For all

AAP definition of pediatrics and pediatrician


Resources for Job Seekers

Exploring and Evaluating Practices of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

The Section on Perinatal Pediatrics Committee on Practice developed a five-part set of materials on career and practice planning, useful for all pediatricians.

Launching Your Career in Pediatrics

Launching Your Career in Pediatrics Handbook (subscription to PMO required)

Factors Affecting Starting Salary of Physicians

A graph from NEJM from July-August 2009

Online Salary Information

Both free (advertising-supported) and paid reports available

Exploring Pediatrics as a Career

Resources for young students to explore pediatrics as a possible career

Careers and Personal/Family Life

Articles to assist you in your career published in the AAP journals Pediatrics and AAP News

Transitioning to a Non-Clinical Career

How do I make a career change?

Career Change Resources

Information to assist you with a career change

Job Portfolio

Job hunting tips and a sample CV

Finding a Job

A series of 6 articles from Medical Economics magazine

Hints for Job Seekers

Results from survey of job seekers that help job seekers to effectively find and apply for jobs

Prepare for a Telephone Interview

An article from Physician Executive magazine

Behavioral Interviewing for Job Seekers

Use your past performance to prepare for interview

Journal of Perinatology articles on nonclinical aspects of practice

Helpful practice information for all physicians

Pre-Retirement Checklist

Things to think about before retirement, available on the AAP Senior Section web site


Resources for Employers

Hiring—Avoid Relying on Your Gut

Cultural considerations when hiring

The Inspirational Job Posting

An article from Peter Weddle

Hints for Employers

Results from survey of job seekers that help employers to effectively post jobs

Behavioral Interviewing for Employers

Past performance is best predictor of future performance