The Southwestern Surgical Congress is an organization that promotes the advancement of General Surgery by representing the interests of academic, community and rural surgeons, surgical residents and medical students through education, advocacy, research and innovation. The goal of the Congress is to promote excellence in patient care and professional development.


The Southwestern Surgical Congress Annual Meeting features a flexible schedule to allow you to maximize your educational opportunities, while leaving plenty of time to network with colleagues. The meeting will feature over 30 oral scientific abstract presentations, quick shot presentations, videos, invited guest lectures, an exhibitor showcase, a special presentation from the American College of Surgeons, and more!


Call for Abstracts

2016 SWSC Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts Now Open!
Submission Deadline: Friday, October 30, 2015 - 11:59pm CDT

Passing of the Gavel
Passing of the Gavel:
Ronald Stewart (2014-15 President) and
John Potts, III (2015-16 President)

2015 Final Program

Presidential Address

View the Presidential Address from the 2015 Annual Meeting by 2014-2015 President Ronald M. Stewart


Letter from President

Read a Letter from the President