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2014 AAS Fall Courses

SAVE THE DATE: AAS Fall Courses 2014

Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25, 2014
750 Kearny Street  I  San Francisco CA 94108  I  United States

Both the Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course and the Career Development Course provide a foundation for young surgeons in their academic career.

The 2014 Fall Courses objectives are:

25th Annual Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course SCHEDULE
At the Conclusion of this course, participants will learn to:

  • Choose a mentor and manage your time better
  • Submit your work for presentation and peer-review publication
  • Design, analyze, and protect your research
  • Conduct cutting edge basic science and translational research
  • Perform clinical and health services research
  • Conduct research in education or simulation
  • Develop and maintain databases
  • Design and perform clinical trials

10th Annual Career Development Course SCHEDULE
At the Conclusion of this course, participants will learn to:

  • Effectively plan your academic career
  • Negotiate your job, resources, and programmatic support
  • Advance along promotion and tenure tracks
  • Make the most of society, university, and hospital committee involvement
  • Build a research team and establish outside collaborations
  • Align your clinical and academic programs
  • Successfully write grants and get funded!
  • Balance your academic, clinical, and personal responsibilities


The Association for Academic Surgery 2013 Fall Courses was held on October 4-5, 2013 in Washington, DC at the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle.
2013 AAS Fall Courses brochure
24th Annual Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course
9th Annual Career Development Course

2012 AAS Fall Courses:
23rd Annual Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course and the 8th Annual Career Development Course.
September 28-29, 2012
Chicago, IL
2012 AAS Fall Courses brochure.
2012 Fall Courses Photo Gallery.

2011 AAS Fall Courses:
October 21-22, 2011
San Francisco, CA
2011 Fall Courses brochure.
2011 Fall Courses Photo Gallery.

2010 AAS Fall Courses:
October 1-2, 2010
Washington, DC
2010 Fall Courses brochure.

2009 AAS Fall Courses:
October 9-10, 2009
Chicago, IL
2009 AAS Fall Courses brochure.

2008 AAS Fall Courses:
October 10-11, 2008
San Francisco, CA
2008 AAS Fall Courses brochure.

2007 AAS Fall Courses:
October 5-6, 2007
New Orleans, LA
2007 AAS Fall Courses brochure.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Aaron Goodman at the AAS office at

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