International Membership


A physician who does not live or practice surgery within the Territory of the United States or Canada, and who does otherwise meet criteria doe Regular Membership, may apply to becaome an International Member. Such applicantsmust provide documentation that they have successfully completed the established training curriculum in pediatric surgery as required by their respective national or regional agencies. Such applicants must meet the same practice criteria as required of Regular Members.

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

  • Handbooks and APSA statements and guidelines
  • ​Monthly literature reviews from recommended studies relevant to pediatric surgery

Collaboration & Networking

  • Voting privileges
  • Access to the APSA member directory
  • Committee Services - serve on one of APSA's many 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 $189 for print/digital or $130 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.