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APSA Committees carry out a number of different critical functions for the association. To learn more about a specific committee, click on the name below. APSA members who are logged onto the site will also see committee chair contact information.

STEPS Toolbox Educational Resource

The APSA Education Committee has designed the Standardized Toolbox of Education for Pediatric Surgery (STEPS), PowerPoint web-based teaching tools to serve as a resource for faculty and senior residents to use for teaching medical students and junior residents. View the STEPS materials for: abdominal masses of childhood, abdominal wall defects, appendicitis, esophageal atresias and tracheo esophageal fistulas, hernias, imperforate anus, intestinal atresia and necrotizing enterocolitis.


View Committee Members’ Email Addresses (Members Only)

Steven L. Lee – Chair
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Eunice Y. Huang – Vice Chair
Univ of Tennessee Health Science Center

Clint D. Cappiello – Member

Brian A. Coakley – Member
The Mount Sinai Health System

Paul D. Danielson – Member
Johns Hopkins All Childrens Hospital

Jennifer DeFazio – Member
Columbia University

Diana L. Diesen – Member
Dallas Children’s Hospital

Mary J. Edwards – Member
Albany Medical Center

Erica M. Fallon – Member

Laura E. Hollinger – Member
MUSC Children’s Health

Sydni J. Imel – Member

Brian A. Jones – Member
Comer Children’s Hospital

Meghana Kashyap – Member

Louis D. Le – Member
Texas Children’s Hospital

Michael H. Livingston – Member
Golisano Children’s Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center

Humberto Lugo-Vicente – Member
UPR School of Medicine & Univ Pediatric Hospital

Grace Z. Mak – Member
Univ of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital

Mark V. Mazziotti – Member
Texas Children’s Hospital

Jonathan A. Meisel – Member
Children’s at Egleston

Holly L. Neville – Member
Joe Di Maggio Children’s Hospital

David M. Notrica – Member
Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Hannah G. Piper – Member
British Columbia Children’s Hospital

Pramod S. Puligandla – Member
Montreal Children’s Hospital

Daniel M. Relles – Member
Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital

Elizabeth J. Renaud – Member
Albany Medical Center

Amelia Rogers – Member

Julia S. Shelton – Member
University of Iowa

Edward Shlasko – Member
Arpeggio Pediatric Surgery

Janice A. Taylor – Member
Univ of Florida

Christopher G. Turner – Member
Maine Medical Partners

Justin P. Wagner – Member

Jill S. Whitehouse – Member
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Minna M. Wieck – Member
UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Benjamin Zendejas-Mummert – Member
Boston Children’s Hospital

Informatics and Telemedicine Subcommittee Members

Eric L. Lazar – Chair
Goryeb Children’s Hospital

Francois I. Luks – Vice Chair
Brown Med Sch/Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Tamer A. Ahmed – Member
Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital

David P. Bliss, Jr. – Member
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Brian T. Bucher – Member
University of Utah/Primary Children’s Hospital

Charles Coren – Member
Children’s Surg Group PC

Katerina Dukleska – Member

Jason C. Fisher – Member
NYU Langone Medical Center

Iljana M. Gaffar – Member

Philip L. Glick – Member

Raquel Gonzalez – Member
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

Brian Gulack – Member
Rush University Medical Center

Aaron P. Lesher – Member
Medical University of South Carolina

Humberto Lugo-Vicente – Member
UPR School of Medicine & Univ Pediatric Hospital

Oliver J. Muensterer – Member
UniversitatsMedizin Mainz

Mikael Petrosyan – Member
Children’s National Med Ctr

Yan Shi – Member

Allison L. Speer – Member
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Russell K. Woo – Member
Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children

Edmund Y. Yang – Member