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.

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IAP/APA Acute Pancreatitis Guidelines Published

The evidence-based guidelines for the management of acute pancreatitis guidelines are now available. These are an update of the 2002 IAP Guidelines are a result of an international review group and one-day, interactive meeting held in conjunction with the 2012 APA/IAP joint meeting.

Membership in the APA is open to everyone who shares the purpose of the APA and who have contributed to knowledge of the pancreas (see Bylaws). Membership includes reduced rate to the Annual Meeting, and special subscription price for Pancreas. The current Fee and Dues are as follows.

Fees and Dues (in US$)

$100 full membership fee and yearly dues
$50 member in training fee and yearly dues

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