Professional Development Committee

APSA Members
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Formerly the PSSAP Subcommittee. The PDC is responsible for ensuring that APSA meets the continuing medical educational and competency maintenance needs; prioritizing and addressing practice gaps to improve the quality of pediatric surgical care; creating, administing and archiving programs, resources and processes to efficiently provide and disseminate information to meet practice gaps; consolidating educational content across multiple distribution modalities (e.g. ExPERT, NaT, annual meeting, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Seminars in Pediatric Surgery, point of care tools).


Max R. Langham - Liaison
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Craig W. Lillehei - Chair
Harvard University, Boston Children's Hospital
Charles L. Snyder - Chair
Children's Mercy Hospital
Marjorie J. Arca - Member
Children's Specialty Group Div of Ped Surg
Elizabeth A. Beierle - Member
Univ of Alabama Medical Center
Robert A. Cusick - Member
Children's Hospital, Omaha
Saleem Islam - Member
Univ of Florida
Daniel J. Ledbetter - Member
Seattle Children's
Steven L. Lee - Member
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
David M. Powell - Member
Erik D. Skarsgard - Member
BC Children's Hospital