Saving Lifetimes ™

2019 Annual Meeting, May 19-22 - Boston, MA - Boston Marriott Copley Place

Continuing Medical Education - Resources for life-long learning

Patients & Family Resources - Knowing What to Expect

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

In Memoriam: Dr. James L. Talbert

We are saddened by the loss of one of our founding members, Dr. James L. Talbert, who died on July 1 at the age of 87. More

In Memoriam: Dr. George W. Holcomb, Jr.

We are sad to share that APSA Charter Member Dr. George W. Holcomb, Jr. died on June 29 at the age of 97. More

Just Published in JPS: APSA Position Statement

APSA's position statement on firearm injuries and children has just been released in the July 2019 issue of the Journal of Pediatric SurgeryMore

APSA Events

Event Calendar

7th Annual Pediatric Surgery Update Course - Stay Current in Pediatric Surgery 2019

August 2, 2019 - August 2, 2019


Comprehensive Pediatric Surgery Review Course

August 9, 2019 - August 11, 2019



September 4, 2019 - September 7, 2019

XIII Congreso de Cirugia Pediatrica del Cono Sur de America
Learn more. More