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American Pediatric Surgical Association

More than 1,200 members strong, the American Pediatric Surgical Association is dedicated to saving lifetimes. APSA helps patients and families every day by:

Developing and sharing surgical standards and quality of care through guidelines and the children’s surgery verification project
Supporting our members through initiatives on diversity and wellness and educational resources such as the annual meeting, handbooks and the Pediatric Surgery NaT, which was written by nearly 500 APSA volunteers
Advocating for the well-being and safety of children related to societal issues such as child abuse and gun violence



In the News

Funding for Junior Fellows in PCCM and PSTPD

Funding opportunity from the Pediatric Critical Care and Trauma Scientist Development Program (PCCTSDP) for the annual research retreat, which will be held on November 7-10, 2019, in Deer Valley, Utah. More

Omphalocele Brochure Now Available

Introducing omphalocele to the list of topics covered by APSA's Prenatal Counseling series.  More

Meet Your 2020 Travel Fellows

We look forward to welcoming 2020 Travel Fellowship recipients Justina Onyioza Seyi-Olajide, MBBS, Lagos, Nigeria, and Dr. Truc Thanh Nguyen, HoChiMinh City, Vietnam, to the APSA 2020 Annual Meeting next May. More

APSA Events

Event Calendar


September 4, 2019 - September 7, 2019

XIII Congreso de Cirugia Pediatrica del Cono Sur de America
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IPEG Mastery Learning Series Course

September 15, 2019 - September 15, 2019


51st Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons

September 19, 2019 - September 21, 2019