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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

Our Next Steps

...APSA has been active on several fronts to educate us in the care of patients and to provide support to pediatric surgeons both for education and for their own personal wellness. More

#APSA2020 Canceled

After extremely careful consideration, the APSA Board of Governors has made the decision to cancel the APSA 2020 Annual Meeting, APSA-IPSO Symposium and Post-Meeting Workshops, all slated for May 13-17. More

In Memoriam: Scott Boley and Beverly Ellen Chaignaud

We share our condolences with the family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Scott J. Boley and Dr. Beverly Ellen Chaignaud.  Dr. Boley, who was a Charter Member of APSA, died Jan 6 at the age of 92. He spent much of his career at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. Dr. Beverly Ellen Chaignaud died Jan 2, and dedicated her career to caring for children with burn injuries and was named the Medical Director of the Burn Unit at Children’s of Alabama Hospital in 2008.


APSA Events

Event Calendar


May 13, 2020 - May 14, 2020

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APSA 2020 Annual Meeting - CANCELED

May 14, 2020 - May 16, 2020

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APSA Post-Meeting Workshops - CANCELED

May 17, 2020 - May 17, 2020