About the Society


The American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association, Inc. is a professional nursing organization comprised of a diverse group of nurses caring for children in perioperative, inpatient, outpatient, and office settings. APSNA membership spans the spectrum of the care of children requiring surgical care....from trauma to burns to injury prevention...from inpatient to ambulatory surgery...inpatient and outpatient care...neonatal through adolescent....NICU & PICU....the inpatient units....PACU....registered nurses and nurses in advanced practice....we are as diverse as the children we serve.

111 Deer Lake Rd, Suite 100
Deerfield, IL 60015
Ph: 612.625.0680


APSNA 2016-2017 Board of Directors

Jan Dudley, Maine Medical Partners

Barbara Bratton, University of California San Francisco

Raquel Pasarón, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, Florida

Monique Jenkins, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Maryellen Sheridan, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital

Director of Information Systems
Carmen R. Duque, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami, Florida

Director of Education
Elizabeth "Beth" Paton, Pediatric Surgical Group-Lebonheur, Memphis, Tennessee

Director of Development
Lori Lynch, Children’s Hospital of NY Presbyterian

Director of Program
Kathy Leack, Wisconsin Children’s Hospital

Director of Publications
Tina Shapiro, Nemours Children’s Hospital of Orlando

Director of Practice and Quality
Betsy T. Gerrein, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH