Applications are now open! Apply by Friday, December 15, 2023.
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 Friday, December 15, 2023 at 12:00PM Pacific Time. The awardee will be announced at the Academic Surgical Congress (ASC) taking place February 6-8, 2024 in Washington, DC.
How to Apply:
The requirements and application form are available below.
Applications will be reviewed by the SUS Academic Global Surgery Committee. *Please note the letters of support are optional for the initial submission but required for the award finalists. The Committee will notify the top-ranking applicants and potentially 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.
2022: Tamara Fitzgerald, MD, PhD, Duke University
2023: Thomas Weiser, MD, MPH, Stanford University
For questions, contact the SUS Office at [email protected].
SUS Global Surgery Scholar Award
All required materials must be submitted to the SUS Office by December 15, 2023 at 12:00PM Pacific Time. The awardee will be announced at the Academic Surgical Congress (ASC) taking place February 6-8, 2024 in Washington, DC.