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February 4-6. 2020

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Spotlight on Resident Research Scholar Award Winner: Austin Dosch, MD

Congratulations to Austin Dosch, MD on being awarded the 2019-2020 SUS Resident Research Scholar Award, sponsored by the SUS Foundation.  Mentor and SUS Member Sponsor: Nipun Merchant, MD Dr. Dosch has completed three years of residency training in General Surgery at the University of California, Irvine, where he developed a strong interest in surgical oncology and […]

New Opportunity to Help Shape the Future of Your Society

  The purpose of the Society of University Surgeons (SUS) is to support and advance leaders in Academic Surgery. Over the past two years, the SUS has been working to make the process of selecting leaders of the Society more inclusive. Until recently, the Nominating Committee consisted of each member attaining senior member status in […]

Global Surgery in South Africa; Expanding the Frontiers of Surgical Education.

According to The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, about 5 billion people around the world lack access to decent surgical care.  These inadequacies clearly impact the overall health of the world’s population. In the last several years, the overall interest in global surgery has increased significantly. Groote Schuur is one of Cape Town’s premier tertiary […]

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