Professional Development
Professional Development

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.

Scientific & Clinical Breakthroughs
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.

Society of University Surgeons
Society of University Surgeons

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Make an Impact Today

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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17th Annual Academic Surgical Congress
February 1-3, 2022
Orlando, Florida



2021 Lifetime Achievement and Trailblazer Awards

SUS Announces the 2021 Lifetime Achievement and Trailblazer Award Winners Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: B. Mark Evers, MD The Society of University Surgeons (SUS) has awarded B. Mark Evers, MD, Professor, Department of Surgery, Director, Lucille P. Markey Cancer Center, and Markey Cancer Center Director Endowed Chair, University of Kentucky, the 2021 SUS Lifetime Achievement […]

ASC 2021 Recap: SUS Presidential Session

SUS Presidential Session: Storytelling: The Power of a Narrative   In the 16th Annual Virtual Academic Surgical Congress, the Society of University Surgeons (SUS) Presidential Session featured 3 distinguished speakers sharing their personal stories with the attendees.   “Impossible” Dr. Kelly McMasters, Ben A. Reid Sr., M.D. Professor and Chair, University of Louisville, Department of […]

ASC 2021 Recap: SUS Lifetime Achievement and Trailblazer Awards

SUS Lifetime Achievement and Trailblazer Award Winners SUS Lifetime Achievement Award The SUS Lifetime Achievement Award is designed to recognize individuals who have made significant and impactful contributions to academic surgery and the training of the future generation of surgeons. Prior recipients of this award have been surgical giants who have shaped Surgery as we […]