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In Memoriam: Scott Boley and Beverly Ellen Chaignaud

1/8/2020

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.

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In Memoriam: Two APSA Charter Members

12/16/2019

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. 

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Pain Management Resources

11/11/2019

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. 
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In Memoriam: Dr. Jean Desjardins

10/9/2019

We are sad to share that APSA has lost another Charter Member, Dr. Jean G. Desjardins who died October 6, 2019 at the age of 87. Dr. Desjardins was one of six Canadians who were APSA Charter Members. Learn more about his career and accomplishments
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New! TTTS Brochure

9/11/2019

APSA's Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Committee has created some really great resources over the past year.  Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome is the latest addition to the Prenatal Counseling series. Check it out!
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New! BOO Brochure

8/29/2019

Bladder outlet obstruction is the latest addition to the Prenatal Counseling Series. 
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Omphalocele Brochure Now Available

8/20/2019

Introducing omphalocele to the list of topics covered by APSA's Prenatal Counseling series. 
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Meet Your 2020 Travel Fellows

8/13/2019

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.
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APSA Trauma & Advocacy Chairs Featured on Surgery Sett Podcast

8/12/2019

Listen to the "Surgery Sett" podcast where APSA's Trauma Chair Dr. John Petty and Advocacy Chair Dr. Marion Henry discuss our Statement on Firearm Injuries and Children.
 
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In Memoriam: Dr. Keith W. Ashcraft

8/2/2019

We are sad to share the news we have lost a luminary in the field of pediatric surgery; Dr. Keith W. Ashcraft, President of APSA from 1996 to 1997, died July 29, 2019. The APSA community sends its condolences to Dr. Ashcraft's family and colleagues.  Learn more about Dr. Ashcraft's accomplishments.
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