The Darlene Norton Memorial Fund

May 1, 1955 – January 4, 2020

Darlene Norton was a member of the ARAS Executive Committee from 2014-2019. She served as President of ARAS in 2018 (Austin, Texas). Darlene was passionate about her role in ARAS and mentoring new administrators in surgery. The Darlene Norton Fund will provide support to a new administrator every year to attend the New Administrators Workshop if their program cannot provide financial support.

If you would like to donate to the Darlene Norton Fund, you can submit a donation by check or credit card with the following form: Donation Form. Please submit your donation form to the APDS office at or:

Association of Program Directors in Surgery
6400 Goldsboro Rd.
Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20817
Please make sure to note the Darlene Norton Fund – APDS in the memo line.