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General Surgery Residency

Surgery Meetings and Conference Dates

Major Meeting Dates with deadlines for Abstracts


AAS--Academic Surgical Congress -- AAS (Association for Academic Surgery) and SUS (Society of University Surgeons)

  • 2015    February 3-5, Encore Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada

Abstract deadlines open from about 1 July to 24 August


ASA--American Surgical Association

  • 2015   April 23-25 Marriott Marquis, San Diego, California

Abstract deadline usually November


APSA--American Pediatric Surgical Association

  •  2015     April 30-May 3, Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Abstract deadline about 1 October


ASCO-American Society of Clinical Oncology

  • 2015   May 29 - June 2, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Abstract submission deadline: Feb. 3, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. (EST). 


AVAS--Association of VA Surgeons

  • 2015   May 2-5, Eden Roc Hotel, Miami Beach

Abstract Deadline unknown


ASCRS--American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons

  • 2015   May 30-June 3, Hynes Convention Center & Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, MA
  • 2016   June 4-7, Washington State Convention Center & Sheraton Hotel, Seattle, WA

Abstract Deadlines Usually Right before Thanksgiving


SAGES--SOCIETY OF AMERICAN GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGEONS

  • 2015   April 15-18, Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center, Nashville, TN

Abstract deadline Around September or October


ACS-- AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS

  • 2015: October 4-8, Chicago
  • 2016: October 16-20, Washington, DC
  • 2017: October 22-26, San Diego
  • 2018: October 21-25, Boston

Abstract Deadline About 1 March Each Year


SSAT--Digestive Disease Week--SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT

  • 2015   May 16-19, Walter E Washington Convention Center, Washington DC

Abstract Deadline Usually 1 December


STS–Society of Thoracic Surgeons

  • 2015  January 24-28, San Diego, CA

Abstract Deadline: Friday, June 13, 2014, 11:59pm, CT


SSO--Society of Surgical Oncology

  • 2015   March 25-28, Houston, TX

Abstract Deadline Usually Around 1 September


SSC--Southeastern Surgical Congress

  • 2015   February 21-24, Chattanooga Marriott / Convention Center, Chattanooga, TN

Abstract Deadline Usually July


Southern Surgical Association

  • 2015   Sunday, December 6---Weds, December 9,  The Breakers at Palm Beach, Florida

Abstract Deadline usually July


SEW: Surgical Education Week

APDS---Association for Program Directors in Surgery                                                                                              ARCS--Association for Residency Coordinators in Surgery                                                                                     ASE--Association for Surgical Education

  • 2015   April 21-25, Westin Seattle, Seattle, WA
    • April 21-23: APDS / April 23-25: ASE
  • 2016   April 12-16, Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA
    • April 12-14, ASE / April 14-16 APDS
  • 2017   April 18-22, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, CA
    • April 18-20, APDS / April 20-22 ASE 
  • 2018   TBD
  • 2019   April 23-27, Fairmont, Chicago
    • April 23-25, APDS / April 25-27, ASE

Abstract Deadline Usually October--November


SVS--Society for Vascular Surgery

  • 2015   June 18-20, McCormick Place West, Chicago, Illinois

Abstract Submissions Usually Begin 1 November with Deadline Around 1 January


American Society for Breast Surgeons

  • 2015   April 29-May 3, JW Marriott Grade Lakes, Orlando, Florida

Abstract Deadline:  November 1 each year

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