May 2019 Volume LIV Number 3


Attention: Class of 2013

July 2013 Volume XLVIX Number 4

The AAPD congratulates all June postdoctoral graduates on their commencement into the profession. We would also like to remind you about the many reasons why membership in the AAPD is so important, especially at this point in your career.


Free transition from student to active membership. This applies only if you complete an active membership application and return it to the AAPD headquarters office prior to Dec. 31, 2013. To be listed as an Active Member in the printed 2014 Membership Directory, applications must be received by Sept. 1, 2013. Membership applications are available at


Recent graduate are afforded one year dues-free and two years of reduced membership dues at 50 percent off the full active membership dues rate if they have maintained continuous membership. The dues reduction rate would translate to:

2013 Graduate

Convert before Dec. 31, 2013

Convert after Dec. 31, 2013

First year out 2013–14


Prorated dues if application not receive by 12/31/13

Second year out – 2014 -15


Active Dues

Third year out 2015 16


Active Dues

Transition from student membership to active membership is not automatic. Student members must submit application and a copy of  their pediatric dentistry certificate to the AAPD office.


Program directors may send a list of graduating residents to verify the completion their program to our office to AAPD will automatically update their membership status to Active. Otherwise the student must send in an application with certificate. For questions regarding student to active membership, please contact Membership and Marketing Assistant Adrienne Brown at (312) 337-2169.