We are currently accepting applications for the District CATCH Facilitator (DCF) position. District CATCH Facilitators are appointed by their AAP District to serve one 3 year-term with the ability to renew for one additional term. They serve on a national AAP committee that oversees all aspects of the CATCH  grant and CATCH-On programs and provides support to the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program, the Rome Visiting Professorship and the Rushton Award. DCFs are responsible for expanding the efforts of the CATCH program and providing support to Chapter CATCH Facilitators, District Resident Liaisons, and National Resident Liaisons. View DCF Responsibilities and Activities for more information.

All nominees are required to have the following attributes: 
  • Commitment to the CATCH program as demonstrated in the mission and vison
    • Mission: CATCH supports pediatricians to collaborate within their communities to advance the health of all children 
    • Vision: Every child in every community reaches optimal health and well-being.
  • Commitment to and experience working with children, families, and communities  from diverse backgrounds that may include differences in race, ethnicity, religion, socioeconomic status, language, sexual orientation, gender identity, special health care needs, and other attributes.
  • AAP Membership at the national and chapter levels.

Candidates should possess:
  • Knowledge and interest in any of the following topics: community partnerships, population health, innovations in health care delivery, social determinants of health, health disparities, child and family wellness, multi-generational care, and multi-sector partnerships
  • Interest in supporting the recruitment and engagement of AAP members for participation in CATCH
Thank you and happy applying!

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