What’s new at AAS?

Past President Melina Kibbe, MD to appear on 60 Minutes

Melina Kibbe, MD, a member of Women's Health Research Institute at Northwestern University, was interviewed by Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes for a segment on sex disparity in research, a topic that Teresa Woodruff, PhD, championed to the producers. The segment will air on CBS's 60 Minutes this Sunday, February 9th at 6 pm CST. Additional interviews of both Drs. Woodruff and Kibbe will be available online under 60 Minutes Overtime and web extras.

SAVE THE DATE: 2015 Academic Surgical Congress

February 3-5, 2015
Encore Las Vegas, Nevada

ASC2014 Final Program Released!

SAVE THE DATE: AAS Fall Courses 2014

Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25, 2014
Location: San Francisco, CA

Click here for more information

Announcing the newly published AAS book:


Chen, Herbert;
Kao, Lillian S. (Eds.)


"Redefining Surgery" is now available both on DVD and as online streaming video.
Sponsored by the AAS, the American College of Surgeons, the Society of University Surgeons, and the Association of Program Directors in Surgery, this video is a contemporary documentary of surgery as a rewarding career – with cutting–edge technological advances, clinical and basic/translational research opportunities, a commitment to education and mentoring, and a priority on diversity and work-life balance. For more information, click here »


The Academic Surgeon is live!

We are pleased to announce the start up of the AAS blog, "The Academic Surgeon." This is your forum to read about and contribute to the discussion of Academic Surgery. Look for updates on  Tuesdays and Thursdays, and your comments on the material presented are welcome and encouraged. If you would like to contribute to the blog, please click here. We are looking for a wide variety of topics including leadership, productivity, changes in academic surgery, innovations in surgery and health care, and more.

The blog can be accessed here

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