We are pleased to announce that registration for the 17th Academic Surgical Congress, which will be held in-person February 1-3, 2022, in Orlando, Florida, is now open. The ASC program committee and leadership are working hard to make our first in-person meeting in 2 years exciting, impactful, and reflective of the issues confronting our societies, as well as safe with transparent COVID related policies and processes.
For those of you planning to attend the ASC, be sure to mark your calendars with the SUS events below. Registration is now open and hotel information will be available soon.
SUS Highlights at the 2022 ASC
January 30-31, 2022
SUS Mid-Career Academic Surgery Professional Development Course
Monday, January 31, 2022
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. For more information and to register, visit: https://academicsurgicalcongress.org/mcc/
AAS/SUS Surgical Investigators’ Course
Sunday, January 30-Monday, January 31, 2022
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. For more information and to register, visit: https://academicsurgicalcongress.org/sic/
Register here for both courses!
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
SUS Lifetime Achievement Award
Join the SUS in honoring this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award Winner:
B. Mark Evers, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery, Director, Lucille P. Markey Cancer Center
Markey Cancer Center Director Endowed Chair
University of Kentucky
SUS Trailblazer Award
Join the SUS in honoring this year’s Trailblazer Award Winner:
Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), DFSVS
Chief Executive Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Health
Dean, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Chief Academic Officer, Atrium Health Enterprise
SUS Joel J. Roslyn Lecture
Dev M. Desai, M.D., Ph.D.
Regents Distinguished Scholar in Medical Research and Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Division of Surgical Transplantation
UT Southwestern Medical Center
SUS Presidential Address: Beyond a Pipe Dream, Expanding the URM Pipeline
Kasper Wang, MD, FACS, FAAP
Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program, CHLA
Professor of Surgery (Clinical Scholar), Keck School of Medicine of USC
Presidential Session: Where Do We Go From Here, Chaos or Community?
Edward M. Barksdale, Jr., MD, Surgeon-in-Chief, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
Carlos Pellegrini, MD, Professor and Chair Emeritus, University of Washington
Carmen Solórzano, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University
Jennifer Tseng, MD, MPH, Chair, Department of Surgery, Boston University
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 2, 2022
SUS New Member Poster Session
SUS new member posters are a venerable SUS tradition, come meet new members and discuss their research projects.
Thursday, February 3, 2022
AAS/SUS Awards Session
Welcome and recognize the SUS International Sister Society Guests and Resident, Junior Faculty, Academic Global Surgery, and Mid-Career Award Winners!
Seventeen 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!