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 for five years, 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.


Membership applications are completed online. Paper applications are no longer accepted.

To apply for Associate Membership, you must complete an application and case log form.

Click here to view application requirements
Click here to start an application
Download the Case Log Form (Excel format - 29 KB)
Be sure to document one year of surgical cases.  

Questions? Contact APSA staff.