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ABP Volunteer Opportunities

Drs. Anna Kuo, Rasheed Gbadegesin, and Egla Rabinovich

More than 400 board-certified pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists volunteer countless hours to make self-regulation work. They represent a wide range of practice types, ages, genders, geographies, ethnicities, and experiences. Please consider participating, and to all of our volunteers — past and present — thank you!

Volunteer Opportunities

  1. Click on the dropdown tabs below to learn more about the different types of volunteer activities.
  2. Click on the button below the dropdown tabs to nominate yourself for any of the opportunities.

General Pediatrics Examination Committee

Work with your peers to develop in-training, certification, and continuing certification exams in General Pediatrics. Terms are for six years, and nominees must be board-certified in General Pediatrics or a pediatric subspecialty. You will need to list your references and upload a CV to be considered for a position.

Subspecialty Subboards

Work with your peers to develop in-training, certification, and continuing certification exams in your subspecialty. Terms are for six years, and nominees must be board-certified in a pediatric subspecialty. You will need to list your references and upload a CV to be considered for a position.

Continuing Certification Committee

Work with your peers to uphold continuing certification standards by evaluating requirements and recommending program improvements. Terms are for six years, and nominees must be maintaining certification in General Pediatrics or a pediatric subspecialty. You will need to list your references and upload a CV to be considered for a position.

Practice Analysis Panels

Work with your peers to identify the knowledge areas that should be assessed by the ABP’s certification examinations. The time commitment for practice analysis participation ranges from a one-time meeting to several meetings. References and CVs are not required.

Standard Setting Panels

Work with your peers to determine the passing scores on the examinations. Standard-setting panels typically have a single, two-day meeting in Chapel Hill, NC. References and CVs are not required.

User Panels and Focus Groups

Provide feedback on a wide range of topics, from education in pediatrics to continuing certification program development. The time commitment for focus group participation ranges from a one-time meeting (virtual or in-person) to several short meetings over the course of a year. References and CVs are not required.

Virtual Usability Testing

Work individually on your own time to evaluate our websites and other digital products. You can participate when requested, skip a request, or opt out at any time. References and CVs are not required.

 
 
 

Why volunteer?

  • Enhance your CV
  • Increase your credibility and reputation
  • Possibly (depending on your institution) earn service credit for those working toward tenure
  • Collaboration with colleagues
  • New working relationships and friendships
  • Improvement of care for children 

Please contact us at volunteer@abpeds.org if you have further questions.