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The Association of Pediatric Surgery Training Program Directors (APSTPD) is comprised of the heads of all the ACGME-accredited pediatric surgery programs in North America.

APSTPD Leadership

Benedict C. Nwomeh, MD – President
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
benedict.nwomeh@nationwidechildrens.org

Cynthia D. Downard, MD – Secretary
Norton Children’s Hospital, Louisville, KY
c0down01@louisville.edu

Upcoming Events

Fall 2021 Meeting of the Association of Pediatric Surgery Training Program Directors Virtual Meeting
Wednesday, October 20, 12:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern Time 

Spring 2022 Meeting of the Association of Pediatric Surgery Training Program Directors Virtual Meeting
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Resources for APSTPD Directors

Literature & Publications

Helpful resources include a variety of literature and publications produced by APSA committees.

STEPS Toolbox

The STEPS Toolbox slide presentations for senior faculty and senior residents to use for teaching medical students and junior residents

Critical Care Syllabus and Study Guide

Find infomration and tops from the APSA Surgical Critical Care Committee in the Critical Care Syllabus and Study Guide (PDF).

Open Fellowship Positions

Search for a pediatric surgical program or position to help in your quest to make a big difference in young lives.

Numerous positions listed for:

  • Accredited Surgical Training Programs
  • Specialty Training Programs
  • Pediatric Surgery Critical Care Fellowships
  • Surgical Research Programs