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General Surgery Residency

Surgery Meetings and Conference Dates

Major Meeting Dates with deadlines for Abstracts

AHPBA -- (Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association)

  • 2016   April 19-23, Sao Paulo Brazil; 12th World Congress of the IHPBA (this international meeting will be held in place of the annual AHPBA meeting
  • 2017   March 8-12, Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida


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

  • 2016    February 2-4, Hyatt Regency, Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville, FL

Abstract deadlines open from about 1 July to 24 August


ASA--American Surgical Association

  • 2016   April 14-16  Swissotel Hotel, Chicago
  • 2017   April 20-22  Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia

Abstract deadline usually November


APSA--American Pediatric Surgical Association

  •  2016     May 14 - May 18, Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, San Diego, CA

Abstract deadline about 1 October


ASCO-American Society of Clinical Oncology

  • 2016   June 3 - June 7, Location TBA, Chicago, IL

Abstract submission deadline: Feb. 2, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (EST). 


AVAS--Association of VA Surgeons

  • 2016   April 9 -12, Virginia Beach, Virginia

Abstract Deadline unknown


ASCRS--American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons

  • 2016    April 30 - May 4, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

Abstract Deadlines Usually Right before Thanksgiving


SAGES--SOCIETY OF AMERICAN GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGEONS

  • 2016   Info not yet available

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

  • 2016   May 20 - 24, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

Abstract Deadline Usually 1 December


STS–Society of Thoracic Surgeons

  • 2016  January 23-27, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ

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


SSO--Society of Surgical Oncology

  • 2016     March 2-5, Boston, MA
  • 2017     March 15-18, Seattle, Washington

Abstract Deadline Usually Around 1 September


SSC--Southeastern Surgical Congress

  • 2016   February 20-23, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Abstract Deadline July 9, 2015


Southern Surgical Association

  • 2015   December 6-9,  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

  • 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

  • 2016   Info not yet available

Abstract Submissions Usually Begin 1 November with Deadline Around 1 January


American Society for Breast Surgeons

  • 2016   April 13-17, Hilton Anatole, Dallas, Texas

Abstract Deadline:  November 1 each year

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