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ACPM has a number of different type of volunteer opportunity for interested members. No matter your skill level or time available, there should be an opportunity available for you to lend your talents to ACPM.


ACPM encourages all members to become involved in the College by volunteering on an ACPM Committee, Section or Task Force.  Most committees are open to all ACPM members and appointments are typically made in conjunction with ACPM's annual conference, Preventive Medicine.  If you are interested in serving on a committee please complete the volunteer interest form and you will be contacted by the appropriate staff liaison. Although all committees are listed, only the ones with openings are currently looking for new volunteers.

All ACPM Committees have participation requirements.  To view the requirements, please visit:
Participation Requirements.

ACPM Committees of the Board:
The following committees are committees of the Board. The chair of each committee will be a regent. The final composition of the committees will be determined by the President and the Committee Chair with input from the Board.

Awards Committee

Executive Committee

Finance Committee


Strategy and Board Development

ACPM Committees of the College
The following committees are committees of the College. They are staffed by college employees, have written charters aligned with the strategic plan of the College, and annual budgets for ongoing activities. The Chair of each committee will be appointed by the President. The Vice-chair and committee members will be appointed by the committee chair with input from the President and the Board for all committees of the College with the exception of the Ethics Committee.

Business Development and Practices Committee

Preventive Medicine Planning Committee 

Continuing Medical Education Committee

Ethics Committee 

Fundraising Committee

Graduate Medical Education Committee

Membership Committee

Policy Committee

Prevention Practice Committee

Scientific Review Committee

ACPM Membership Sections
Membership sections are defined groups created to provide professional development opportunities for targeted groups of members. Each section has its own governing document. These documents are approved by the Board of Regents, and define leadership positions, election procedures, and membership qualifications. These documents are in the Policy Manual.

Medical Student Section

Council of Residency Program Directors

Resident Section

Young Physician Section


ACPM Special Interest Groups 
Special Interest Groups (SPIG) are member groups with a specific focus. These are self-created, member-staffed, and self-supporting. SPIG have not less than five members. They are established by the President upon request of their members.

Adolescent Health

Global Health


Environmental Health

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