The object of the Society shall be the advancement of the art and science of surgery by: the encouragement of its members to pursue original investigations both in the clinic and in the laboratory; the development of methods of graduate teaching of surgery with particular reference to the resident system; free and informal interchange of ideas pertaining to the above subjects.
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73 Years of Advancing Academic Surgery...
The object of the Society shall be the advancement of the art and science of surgery by: the encouragement of its members to pursue original investigations both in the clinic and in the laboratory; the development of methods of graduate teaching of surgery with particular reference to the resident system; free and informal interchange of ideas pertaining to the above subjects. More about SUS
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SUS at ASC, A Great Success!
The Society of University Surgeons met in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the 8th Annual Academic Surgical Congress (ASC) amidst the ever-famous Mardi Gras season in the lovely Waldorf-Astoria Roosevelt Hotel. This year’s meeting had over 1,000 registered participants present to learn about the newest research emanating from our surgical community and to spend time considering current issues facing all academic surgeons.
SUS Resident Scholar Award
The SUS Resident Scholar Award is a one year, $30,000 research grant intended for surgical residents in any of the surgical disciplines who are doing research focused on surgical innovation, bioengineering, or surgical education utilizing new technologies. The grant funding is for the period July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014.
SUS Junior Faculty Award
The SUS Junior Faculty Award, sponsored by the SUS Foundation is a one year, $30,000 research grant being offered to surgical faculty members who are within their first three years of appointment in a tenure track faculty following post-graduate training to support research in the basic, clinical/outcomes or translational surgical sciences. The grant funding is for the period July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015.
The SUS will start accepting applications for the Junior Faculty Award beginning June 3, 2013 and closing on August 2, 2013.
As an SUS member, you can obtain a subscription to our official Journal Surgery, at the low cost of $53 for US members and $85 for International members. For more information on obtaining your subscription, please visit www.surgjournal.com
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Academic Surgical Congress
Plan Now to Join us for the 9th Annual Academic Surgical Congress!
The ASC has become the most important meeting of the year for clinical and basic surgical sciences. The 9th Annual ASC will take place from February 4 to 6, 2014 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California. The AAS and SUS expect even greater participation and encourage all members to participate in the growth of academic surgery.
In the coming months, check for meeting updates on the meeting website at: www.academicsurgicalcongress.org
The Society of University Surgeons Foundation continues its extraordinary work of saving academic surgery, through educational grants, promoting the level of awareness about the work of academic surgery, and involving surgeons and the public in this effort.
For more information on their work and how you can be an important part of it, please visit our foundation page by clicking here