Associate Membership


Associate membership shall be extended to a person who has been exclusively engaged in the practice of pediatric surgery for five years, except as may be required by emergency care or special circumstances.  An Associate member applicant must provide a comprehensive current two year case log.



  • ExPERT – APSA’s online CME Program
  • Pediatric Surgery NaT – APSA’s online resource to keep the current general surgical care of children at your fingertips
  • APSA Annual Meeting registration
  • Journal of Pediatric Surgery subscription

Resources & News

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. All Associate members are required to carry an annual subscription to the Journal of Pediatric Surgery at the special rate of $189 for print/digital or $151 for digital.


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

To apply for Associate Membership, you must complete an application and case log form.

Click here to view application requirements
Click here to start an application
Download the Case Log Form (Excel format - 29 KB)
Be sure to document two years of surgical cases.  

Questions? contact APSA staff.