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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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Stay tuned for additional information and visit the SUS Leadership Development Program website for updates at: http://www.susweb.org/leadership-development-program

Read the SUS News bulletin today!2015 SUS News Bulletin

  • President's Message from SUS President Sharon Weber, MD
  • Highlights from the 2015 Academic Surgical Congress
  • Feature on 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Ernest "Gene" Moore, MD
  • Spotlight on the 2015-2016 Resident and Junior Faculty Award Winners
  • SUS Foundation News from SUSF President Dai Chung, MD


Registration Now Open!

SUS Mid-Career Academic Surgery Professional Development Course


Sunday, January 31, 2016: 7:00PM Welcome Reception and Networking Dinner
Monday, February 1, 2016: Full Day Course

The SUS Mid-Career Academic Surgery Professional Development Course will provide personal 
guidance to develop your leadership skills and a road map for progression for aspiring leaders 
in academic surgery.

The course is:

  • Ideal for mid-career surgeons
  • Limited to 50 participants to ensure interactivity and to maximize course participation by course attendees
  • Features updated content and more interactive sessions
  • Learn how to identify opportunities and negotiate successful offers
  • Discuss the skills and credentials needed to successfully advance your career

Click here for hotel and registration information!


2016 ASC save the date


 11th Annual Academic Surgical Congress: February 2-4, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida

The ASC has become the most important meeting of the year for clinical and basic surgical sciences. The 11th Annual ASC will take place from February 2-4, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville, Florida. The AAS and SUS expect even greater participation and encourage all members to participate in the growth of academic surgery.

The ASC is an exciting venue to hear and discuss the latest scientific advances in all disciplines pertinent to academic surgery and the quality of the meeting depends on the submission of your best work. The breadth of work being presented includes topics in education, clinical outcomes, health services research, as well as the basic and translational science.

For additional information on hotel accommodations, institutional sponsorship, CME, pre-Congress courses and the City of Jacksonville, visit: www.academicsurgicalcongress.org.

Register by December 7, 2015 in order to get the early bird discounted rate!



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Journal Surgery

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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SUS Foundation

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