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Our Next Steps

Thanks to all of you for your contributions in dealing with the effects of this devastating and historic global pandemic. Jumping into the battle with insufficient knowledge and insufficient supplies and equipment is emblematic of who we are as caregivers of children....

#APSA2020 Canceled

After extremely careful consideration, the APSA Board of Governors has made the decision to cancel the APSA 2020 Annual Meeting, APSA-IPSO Symposium and Post-Meeting Workshops, all slated for May 13-17. As pediatric surgeons, our fundamental obligation is as...

In Memoriam: Scott Boley and Beverly Ellen Chaignaud

We share our condolences with the family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Scott J. Boley and Dr. Beverly Ellen Chaignaud.  Dr. Boley, who was a Charter Member of APSA, died Jan 6 at the age of 92. He spent much of his career at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. Dr....

In Memoriam: Two APSA Charter Members

We are sad to share that the pediatric surgery community has lost two key figures, Dr. Morton Woolley and Dr. Enrique Marquez Grau (“Quique"). Both were Charter Members of APSA.

Pain Management Resources

APSA has collaborated with the American College of Surgeons to create a variety of resources on safe and effective pain management for children. They are intended to create an open dialog between medical professionals and patients and their families. 

In Memoriam: Dr. Jean Desjardins

We are sad to share that APSA has lost another Charter Member, Dr. Jean G. Desjardins who died October 6, 2019 at the age of 87. Dr. Desjardins was one of six Canadians who were APSA Charter Members. Learn more about his career and accomplishments. 

New! TTTS Brochure

APSA's Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Committee has created some really great resources over the past year.  Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome is the latest addition to the Prenatal Counseling series. Check it out!

New! BOO Brochure

Bladderl outlet obstruction is the latest addition to the Prenatal Counseling Series. Thanks to APSA's Fetal Diagnosis & Treatment Committee for this great new resource!

Omphalocele Brochure Now Available

Introducing omphalocele to the list of topics covered by APSA's Prenatal Counseling series. The APSA Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy Committee provides expert guidance which includes: differential diagnosis, evaluation, prenatal counseling and considerations and postnatal...