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Develop your leadership skills and identify opportunities for advancement in academic medicine. Keep up-to-date on the latest scientific advancements and what’s new in clinical outcomes.

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Scientific & Clinical Breakthroughs

SUS grant awards are designed to aid surgeon-scientists at critical points in their careers and support continued advances in a multitude of specialties.

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The SUS Foundation provides opportunities for young surgeon-scientists to pursue careers in academic medicine. Help us continue the legacy of dedicated surgeons, research scientists, and patient advocates.

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February 6-8, 2024
Washington, DC



ASC 2023 Recap: Joel J. Roslyn Lecture

Allan Goldstein, MD Lessons from the Neural Crest: How to Succeed in Academic Surgery The 2023 SUS Joel J. Roslyn Lecture featured a fascinating talk by Dr. Allan Goldstein, a Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, Chief of Pediatric Surgery, and Surgeon-in-Chief at MassGeneral Hospital for Children. The lecture, titled “Lessons from the Neural […]

ASC 2023 Recap: SUS Presidential Session

Evidence-Based Life Hacks for Surgeons The SUS Presidential Session of 2023 was titled “Evidence-Based Life Hacks for Surgeons,” and it featured a panel of renowned experts from diverse backgrounds who are thought leaders in sleep deprivation, nutrition, and academic surgery. The session aimed to share their research and personal experiences on how to best integrate […]

ASC 2023 Recap: SUS Trailblazer Award Winner

Robert S. D. Higgins, MD, MSHA The Society of University Surgeons (SUS) created the prestigious Trailblazer Award (TA) in 2020 to recognize trailblazing individuals who have broken new ground in surgical research and innovative surgical thought processes. The inaugural TA winner was Dr. George P. Yang, a former SUS President who received the award for […]