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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

Register for the virtual APSA 2020 Annual Meeting

Join us in our new journey! Registration for the virtual APSA 2020 Annual Meeting is now open.




In Memoriam Dr. Lester W. Martin

We are sad to share that Dr. Lester W. Martin died March 31, 2020, at the age of 96. He was both a Charter Member of APSA and served as our President from 1983-1984. APSA sends our condolences to his family and colleagues. More

VIDEO: Pediatric Surgeons Taking Care of Critically Ill Adults

Get insight on pivoting to take care of critically ill adults. More

APSA Events

Event Calendar

Western Pediatric Trauma Conference

July 15, 2020 - July 17, 2020


CAPS 2020

September 10, 2020 - September 12, 2020


AAP Experience 2020

October 2, 2020 - October 6, 2020