April 30 - May 3, 2015 | Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa | Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA

Mark Your Calendar

ImageWith APSA President Michael Klein's focus on workforce issues, there are bound to be interesting speakers and presentations emphasizing the future of our field. Educational and scientific sessions, poster presentations, plus special presentations and the exhibit hall will showcase the latest techniques, advances, trends and equipment for pediatric surgery. Check back often for program updates.

Keynote Speakers

Click on a name below to learn more.


Jay & Margie Grosfeld Lecture
Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA
Vice President & Surgeon-in-Chief
Children's Hospital Los Angeles


Robert E. Gross Lecture
Robert S. Langer,ScD
David H. Koch Institute Professor


International Guest Lecture
Paul K.H. Tam, MBBS, ChM
Li Shu Pu Professor In Surgery & Chair Professor  of Pediatric Surgery
The University of Hong Kong


Journal of Pediatric Surgery Lecture
Robert W. Block, MD
Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics
University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine, Tulsa


Presidential Address
Michael D. Klein, MD
Arvin I. Philippart MD Endowed Chair of Pediatric Surgical Research
Professor of Surgery
Children's Hospital of Michigan



Registration for the APSA 46th Annual Meeting will be available in early December 2014.

Abstract Submission

We are no longer accepting abstract submissions. Abstracts for APSA 2015 were accepted August 11 - September 26, 2014.

2014 Annual Meeting Roundup

See what happened at the 2014 APSA Annual Meeting – overview, images, the final program and a link to claim your MOC and CME credits. Listen to the Keynote speeches synched with their PowerPoint Presentations from Dr. Diana Farmer, Prof. Jacques Marescaux, Dr. Gail Besner, Dr. Eric Rose, Dr. Thomas Krummel and from Travel Fellows Dr. John Nyagetuba and Dr. Tran Anh Quynh. 

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline August 11 - September 26, 2014
Registration Early December 2014
Early Registration Deadline March 5, 2015
Advance Registration Deadline April 14, 2015


The American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This live CME activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

CME Credit for Session Participation
APSA designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Credit for Session Participation
Attendees earn maintenance of certification (MOC) credits for session attendance. As with general meeting CME credits, attendees will be able to claim their credits online via the APSA website after the meeting.