For those of you planning to attend the 15th Annual Academic Surgical Congress taking place February 4-6, 2020 in Orlando, Florida, be sure to mark your calendars with the SUS events below. Register now!
SUS Highlights at the 2020 ASC
February 2-3, 2020
SUS Mid-Career Academic Surgery Professional Development Course: Monday, February 3, 2020
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.
AAS/SUS Surgical Investigators’ Course: Sunday, February 2-Monday, February 3, 2020
This course is ideal for learning about the essential elements of a successful research proposal and how funding agencies work, obtaining an insider’s view of the grant review process within a study section, and garnering feedback and guidance on your current grant proposal.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
SUS Lifetime Achievement Award
Join the SUS in honoring this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award Winner:
Michael Longaker, MD, MBA
Deane P. and Louise Mitchell Professor and Vice Chair Department of Surgery
Executive Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
SUS Presidential Address and Presidential Session: Finding Purpose in Academic Surgery
Gregory Kennedy, MD, PhD
Professor and Director, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery
John H. Blue Chair of General Surgery
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
SUS Joel J. Roslyn Lecture: Academic Global Surgery – A Whole New World
Benedict Nwomeh, MD, MPH
Program Director and Director of Education for Pediatric Surgery
Surgical Director of the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Kathryn Chu, MD
Professor of Global Surgery and Director of the Centre for Global Surgery
Department of Global Health
Cape Town, South Africa
SUS Business Meeting
Come hear updates on the latest Society initiatives and projects from Committee Chairs and Representatives and vote for new members and officers.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
SUS New Member Poster Session
SUS new member posters are a venerable SUS tradition, come meet new members and discuss their research projects.
ASC Fundraising Poker Tournament-Benefiting the AAS and SUS Foundations
For more information, visit: https://academicsurgicalcongress.org/poker-tournament/
Thursday, February 6, 2020
AAS/SUS Awards Session
Welcome and recognize the SUS International Sister Society Guests and Resident and Junior Faculty Award Winners!
Fifteen years ago the first Academic Surgical Congress (ASC) was jointly held by the Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) and the Society of University Surgeons (SUS) to educate surgeons at every stage in their careers. We have established a proud tradition of providing education to help academic surgeons advance in their careers and look forward to your participation in Orlando!