The Section on Surgery (SOSu), founded in 1948, has as its primary goals:

  • ‚Äčto present a scientific program that will provide state-of-the art techniques and information for pediatric surgeons

  • to serve in a consulting capacity to the AAP Board of Directors to make recommendations for educational programs, policy statements, and other actions on matters relating to the surgical care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.