Section on Surgery

Executive Committee

R Lawrence Moss MD

Michael G Caty MD
Mary E Fallat MD
Kurt F Heiss MD
Rebecka L Meyers MD

George W Holcomb III MD
Immediate Past Chair

Christopher Weldon MD
2014 Program Chair

Douglas C. Barnhart MD
2014 Publications Chair

Shawn Rangel MD
Committee on Delivery of
Surgical Care Chair

Benedict Nwomeh MD
Education Committee Chair

Gail Besner MD
Liaison and Advocacy
Committee Chair

Marjorie Arca MD
Membership Committee Chair


Vivian Thorne Mgr
Section on Surgery


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Policy Statements »

National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Programs »

AAP Private Payee Advocacy Advisory Committee (PPAC) and the
Committee on Child Health Financing (COCHF)

Mary Brandt, MD, FAAP, Liaison
Read the report »

The Pediatric Surgeon and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): 
An Important Partnership for Surgeons and Children

Dr Michael D. Klein, MD, FAAP, FACS, has written an article on why AAP
membership is important to pediatric surgeons, published in the
April 2013 issue of the Journal of Pediatric Surgery.
Read the article »

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families, youth and state policy makers focusing on a young adult's
transition from pediatric to adult health care. This site serves as the basis
for an information exchange about health care transition, particularly as
pertaining to youth with special health care needs.
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Pediatric Device Consortium
The new interactive website of the Pediatric Device Consortium is a virtual
portal for collaboration and development of novel pediatric medical devices.
Based at UCSF, the FDA-funded incubator unites a diverse group of physicians,
engineers, scientists, designers, consultants, and others seeking to accelerate
the pace at which creative and potentially life-saving ideas ideas move from
the napkin sketch to the market, and most importantly, to operating room for the
children they were designed to help.


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