Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr. Leadership Award
The Federation of Pediatric Organizations (FOPO), an
umbrella organization made up of the leadership of the Academic
Pediatric Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American
Board of Pediatrics, the American Pediatric Society, the Association of
Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs, the Association of Pediatric
Program Directors, and the Society for Pediatrics Research.
The purpose of FOPO is to promote optimal health for children by
building on the efforts and expertise of the member organizations, and
on the relationships between the member organizations to accomplish
1. Building strong relationships, communication, and connectivity among
2. Responding effectively to critical issues impacting the health of
children and the profession of pediatrics.
3. Building on the visions and activities of the member organizations to
partnerships on behalf of children.
4. Taking action and engaging in other activities, as the Board of
Directors may determine.
The FOPO website is currently under construction.