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

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Spotlight on Junior Faculty Award Winner: Alex Cuenca, MD, PhD

  Congratulations to Alex Cuenca, MD, PhD on being awarded the 2019-2020 SUS Junior Faculty Award! Mentor and SUS Member Sponsor: James Markmann, MD Project: The role of adjuvant induced myeloid-derived suppressor cells in allograft tolerance. Following graduation from New College of Florida, Dr. Cuenca completed both his medical school and general surgery residency at […]

Importance of Diversity in American Surgical Leadership

The Society of University Surgeons (SUS) is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We believe the strength of our profession lies in its diverse nature and we are committed to ensuring the leadership of the future reflects that diversity.  To that end, we developed a collaboration with the Society of Black Academic Surgeons […]

2019 ASC Recap: SUS Presidential Session Elmi Muller, MD

SUS Presidential Session: Measuring Success Through Impact How Clinical Need Influenced My Career: A Personal Perspective Elmi Muller, MD SUS President Dr. Allan Tsung invited Dr. Elmi Muller to join the SUS Presidential Session: Measuring Success Through Impact. Dr. Muller is a South African transplant surgeon who pioneered the first HIV+ organ to HIV+ recipient […]

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