Early Career Resources The American Pedicatric Surgical Association is invested in the future of the profession, and thus of our children. A variety of resources provide direction for those in the early stages of their career: Find a pediatric surgery training program or fellowship opportunity. Learn what topics are part of the curriculum for the American Board of Surgery Pediatric Surgery Qualifying Examination and of the Association of Pediatric Surgery Training Program Directors. The STEPS Toolbox teaching resource are go-to tools for faculty members and senior residents. Prepared by APSA's Education Committee, these PowerPoint™, web-based teaching tools are perfect for teaching medical students and junior residents. Use the syllabus and study guide created by the APSA Surgical Critical Care Committee.