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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

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.


In Memoriam: Two APSA Charter Members

We are sad to share that the pediatric surgery community has lost two key figures, Dr. Morton Woolley and Dr. Enrique Marquez Grau (“Quique"). Both were Charter Members of APSA. 


Pain Management Resources

APSA has collaborated with the American College of Surgeons to create a variety of resources on safe and effective pain management for children. They are intended to create an open dialog between medical professionals and patients and their families.  More

APSA Events

Event Calendar

65th Peña Course: The Surgical Treatment of Colorectal Problems in Children

April 1, 2020 - April 3, 2020

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APSA-IPSO Symposium

May 13, 2020 - May 14, 2020

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APSA 2020 Annual Meeting

May 14, 2020 - May 16, 2020

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