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 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!

Program

The Advance Program for the 2017 Annual Meeting is now available.

 

Presenter Downloads

 

Congratulations to the 2016 Annual Meeting Award Winners!

Jack A. Barney Resident Paper Award
TIME IS THE ENEMY: MORTALITY IN TRAUMA PATIENTS WITH HEMORRHAGE FROM TORSO INJURY OCCURS LONG BEFORE THE "GOLDEN HOUR"
Abdul Alarhayem, MD
San Antonio, TX

Best Poster Award
COMPARING IN-111 PENTETREOTIDE SCANS AND 18F-FDG PET SCAN EFFICACY IN CARCINOID DIAGNOSIS
Cristine Velazco, MD
Phoenix, AZ

Golf Tournament Winners
Closest to the Pin - Rodrigo Alban
Longest Drive - Luciano Poggi

Winning FIVEsome
Roxie Albrecht
Jerry Gipper
Luciano Poggi
Cullen McCarthy
Juan Claros-Sorto