International Membership


International members must be pediatric surgeons who do not live or practice in the United States or Canada, and who do not live within the Territory of the United States or Canada. Applicants for International Membership must have attended one APSA annual meeting prior to application date. 



  • Special member pricing for the APSA Annual Meeting and more
  • Discounted subscription for CME programs, including ExPERT and NaT
  • Discounted subscription to the Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Resources & News

  • STEPS Toolbox - educational resources for teaching junior residents and medical students
  • Monthly literature reviews from the APSA Outcomes, Cancer, Ethics, Fetal, Critical Care and Trauma Committees
  • White papers, Handbooks on Cancer Surgery and APSA statements and guidelines

Collaboration & Networking

  • Voting privileges
  • Access to the APSA member directory
  • Serve on APSA committees
  • Collaboration with the pediatric surgery community
  • Pediatric surgery-specific news


Annual member dues are $525, and an optional subscription to the Journal of Pediatric Surgery may be purchased at a discounted rate of $222 for print/digital or $151 for digital.


Membership applications are completed online. Paper applications are no longer accepted.

To apply for International Membership, you must complete an application.

Click here to view application requirements
Click here to start an application

Questions? contact APSA staff.