Associate Membership


An associate member must be licensed to practice medicine in the United States or Canada.

Associate membership shall be extended to a person who has been predominately in the practice of pediatric surgery, except as may be required by emergency care or special circumstances.

Associate members shall be subject to the same meeting attendance requirements as regular members. They may attend the annual business meeting, have voting privileges, be eligible for committee service, and pay dues as set forth by the board. They are not eligible to hold elected office.



  • ExPERT – APSA’s online CME Program‚Äč
  • APSA Annual Meeting registration
  • Journal of Pediatric Surgery subscription

Resources & News

Collaboration & Networking

  • Voting privileges
  • Access to the APSA member directory
  • Serve on APSA committees
  • Collaboration with the pediatric surgery community
  • Pediatric surgery-specific news


Annual member dues are $525. All Associate members are required to carry an annual subscription to the Journal of Pediatric Surgery at the special rate of $150 for print/digital or $130 for digital.


ATTENTION! Applications will not be accepted during the month of October due to a system upgrade.  All new and existing applications must be completed by October 1, 11:59 pm Eastern Time.  Incomplete applications will be purged and applicants will be required to begin a new application in the new system in November.  

Thank you for your patience as we build our new system to better serve you.

To apply for Associate Membership, you must complete an application.

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Click here to start an application 

Questions? Contact APSA staff.