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Save the date for the 15th Annual Academic Surgical Congress
February 4-6. 2020

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2019 ASC Recap: SUS Presidential Address

  MEETING OVERVIEW The 14th Annual Academic Surgical Congress was a great success. The meeting took place in Houston, Texas from February 5-7, 2019. The ASC continues to grow with the highest number of scientific session registrants to date (2049 participants). This is a significant increase from 2006 (731 participants) and from 2018 (1818 participants). […]

The Benefits of Study Section Participation

My initial invitation to participate in a NIH study section was received when I was a relatively new Assistant Professor and was purely the result of my K08 mentor’s unavailability.  He recommended me as a substitute for him on a study section that was focused on career development awards.  I participated a few times as […]

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