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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

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.

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

The 2013 Fall Courses objectives are:

24th Annual Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course
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

9th Annual Career Development Course
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 career between academic, clinical, and personal responsibilities


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 Advance Program.
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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