Trainee Membership

For just £60 a year you can join the APA today as a trainee member and start enjoying the benefits:

  • Free online access to the journal Pediatric Anaesthesia
  • Discounted rate for the APA Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Receive our e-newsletter ‘T Piece” four times a year
  • Trainee Handbook 
  • Educational resources and opportunities e.g. authoring Article Watch and generating a Hot Topic Poll
  • Access to expert advice on developing your career, audits, research
  • Opportunities for grants and awards for research
  • Opportunities for networking with national and international paediatric anaesthetists
Download the membership application form
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Contact your Trainee Representative

The role of the trainee representative is:

  • Representing anaesthetic trainees at on the APA Council, Education and Training and the Professional Standards Committees.
  • Keeping the APA Trainee Handbook up to date
  • Collating a database of paediatric anaesthesia fellowships
  • Developing educational resources for trainees
  • Increasing the trainee specific content of the Annual Scientific Meeting

If you have any questions about the APA, paediatric anaesthesia or you want to get involved in some way, then please contact Kira Achaibar at  If she can’t help you directly, she will direct you to someone who can.