pancreas_largePancreas is the official journal of the American Pancreatic Association. Pancreas provides a central forum for communication of original works involving both basic and clinical research on the exocrine and endocrine pancreas and their interrelationships and consequences in disease states. This multidisciplinary, international journal covers the whole spectrum of basic sciences, etiology, prevention, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and surgical and medical management of pancreatic diseases, including cancer.

APA Members receive free online access to Pancreas and discounted subscription rates for the hard copy of the journal.


 pancreapedia logo 220px widePancreapedia is an open access, on-line, knowledge base relating to the exocrine pancreas that is sponsored by the American Pancreatic Association.  It includes up to date citable reviews, methods articles as well as containing a worldwide directory of pancreatologists.  APA members are invited to both find and contribute information to the Pancreapedia. Please register and add yourself and your interests to the Directory.

It has become tradition to host symposium on items of interest to a specific sub-set of our attendees. We do these pre-meetings immediately prior to the start of the Annual Meeting. They have become a way to gather experts in a particular field and publish guidelines for patient care.   

(2014) Acute Pancreatitis: Progress & Challenges

(2014) APA/Kenner Family Research Fund: Early Detection of Sporadic Pancreatic Cancer Summit Conference

(2013) State of the Science in Idiopathic Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis

(2012) Evidence-based Guidelines for the Management of Acute Pancreatitis

(2011) Practice Guidelines in Chronic Pancreatitis

(2010) Interventions in Pancreatic Necrosis