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The mission of the Global Pediatric Surgery Committee is to:

  • Develop partnerships with overseas colleagues to facilitate the exchange of information and resources
  • Advocate and encourage responsible international service and surgical education by APSA members and trainees
  • Facilitate the educational opportunities of surgeons caring for children in resource limited settings
  • Identify and support areas of research relevant to pediatric surgical care in resource limited settings.

Our vision is to promote access to optimal surgical care for children throughout the world and aim to identify partners in resource limited settings.

Learn more about the Global Committee’s recent activities, publications, resources for volunteering abroad, surveys and many other resources, including information about the APSA Travel Fellowship.