The SUS and SUS Foundation are thrilled to announce the creation of a new Academic Global Surgery Award. The application process is now open.
To promote the efforts of SUS members in the field of Academic Global Surgery (AGS).
This award provides SUS members involved in AGS with the opportunity to serve as a Visiting Grand Rounds Speaker at hosting U.S. academic institutions. One Academic Global surgery scholar and up to 3 U.S. hosting institutions will be selected each year. The winner will receive recognition as the SUS Global Surgery Scholar and a $500 stipend.
- The awardee must be an active SUS member in good standing and involved in AGS work for at least 5 years.
- The awardee is expected to give up to 3 Grand Rounds presentations (1 in-person, up to 2 more virtual) on the same or different topics at up to 3 hosting U.S. academic institutions over a 1 year period.
When to Apply:
All required materials must be submitted to the SUS Office via the form below by Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 12:00PM Pacific Time. The awardee will be announced at the Academic Surgical Congress (ASC) taking place February 1-3, 2022 in Orlando, Florida.
How to Apply:
The requirements and application form are available below.
Applications will be reviewed by the SUS Academic Global Surgery Committee. The Committee will notify the top-ranking applicants and invite them to a virtual interview in January. Additional details on the interview process will be sent to the chosen applicants. The successful applicant winner and the host institution will be notified by email.
For questions, contact the SUS Office at [email protected].