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.

 

Annual Meeting: Program

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 33 oral scientific abstract presentations, 75 quick shot presentations, 65 electronic posters, videos, invited guest lectures, an exhibitor showcase, a special presentation from the American College of Surgeons, and more!

Program

The Final Program for the 2017 Annual Meeting is available here.

 

 

Congratulations to the 2017 Annual Meeting Award Winners!

Jack A. Barney Resident Paper Winner:
TARGETING RESUSCITATION TO NORMALIZATION OF COAGULATING STATUS: HYPER AND HYPOCOAGUALABILITY AFTER SEVERE INJURY ARE BOTH ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED MORTALITY
Hunter Moore, MD
Denver Health Medical Center
Denver, CO

Lowry Award Winner:
NOT EVERY TRAUMA PATIENT WITH A RADIOGRAPHIC HEAD INJURY REQUIRES TRANSFER FOR NEUROSURGICAL EVALUATION: APPLICATION OF THE BRAIN INJURY GUIDELINES TO PATIENTS TRANSFERRED TO A LEVEL 1 TRAUMA CENTER
Derek Wall, MD
Carle Foundation Hospital
Urbana, IL

SWSC Annual Golf Tournament:
Longest Drive | Blake Spindler (male winner); Danielle Thornburg (female winner)
Closest to the Pin | John Russell (1'5")
Winning Foursome | Bartley Pickron, Edward Nelson, Austin Cannon, Jeff Levy

SWSC Raffle Winner | Brandon Grover