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The Program Committee of the Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS) cordially welcomes your participation in its Twenty-fifth Annual Scientific Meeting.

Save the date for the upcoming SBAS meeting to be held on April 9–11, 2015 at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. We look forward to your contributions in basic science and clinical research. Click here for details »

Meeting and hotel registration is now OPEN for the 25th Annual Scientific Assembly of The Society of Black Academic Surgeons.
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SBAS motivates, mentors and inspires young surgeons and medical students to pursue academic careers

Welcome to the Society of Black Academic Surgeons.

The Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS) was founded in 1989 against the backdrop of a paucity of African-American surgeons in academic medicine and the absence of an organized network of African-American surgeons to stimulate, mentor and inspire young surgeons and medical students to pursue academic careers. The Society’s annual meeting is designed to stimulate academic excellence among its members by providing a forum of scholarship in collaboration with the leading Departments of Surgery in the United States.

SBAS is governed by an eight-member executive Committee and has more than 200 members throughout the U.S. All surgical faculty are eligible for full membership. Surgical residents are encouraged to join as associate members. American Journal of Surgery is the official publication of SBAS.

News & Announcements

The 34th Annual Point/Counterpoint Acute Care Surgery Conference

Save the Date: June 7–10, 2015.
For more information and to register visit our website at:
If you have questions, please call
757-446-8967. …

Surgical Simulation Fellowship Accredited by American College of Surgeons

The University of Minnesota is recruiting a Post Doctoral Associate for a one-year research Surgical Simulation Fellowship that is accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Accredited Education Institutes. …

Chief of Service Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital, a major Boston teaching hospital and affiliate of Partners HealthCare, Inc., and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine seek a Chief to lead the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at Massachusetts General Hospital and serve as Professor/Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. …

Year 2015 Health Policy Scholarships

The College is pleased to announce two scholarships available to U.S. Fellows, Associate Fellows and Resident Members in good standing between the ages of 30 and 60.

T32 Training Opportunity at University of Washington

Outcomes/HSERV – This opportunity focuses on combining outcomes research experience and rigorous graduate level didactic training to produce well-trained clinical, outcomes, and health services researchers with an emphasis on digestive disease interventions.

Transplant Research Training Opportunity

The NIH funded Transplant Surgery Scientist Training Program (TSTP) at the Northwestern University Comprehensive Transplant Center is a two-year mentored research training program designed for academically-oriented postdoctoral MDs and PhDs interested in pursuing a career in transplantation and transplant surgery-related research. The T32 grant provides a stipend, tuition, fees for coursework, travel funds, and health insurance.

Vice President of Orthopedic Service Line WellSpan Health

Established in WellSpan Health seeks an entrepreneurial Vice President (VP) to lead its robust Orthopedic Service Line to become a national leader in musculoskeletal healthcare. (SBAS login required.)

Carlos A Pellegrini Visiting Internship Program

Funded Visiting Internship positions will be available during the month of October. For more information on the available internship, please download the flier from the link above.


Renew Your SBAS Annual Membership Dues Online

Visit the link above for fast and secure online renewal.

Save the Date! April, 2015

We look forward to seeing all of you at the next SBAS meeting hosted by the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC.

2014 SBAS Meeting Agenda

Download the agenda from the 24th Annual Scientific Assembly of The Society of Black Academic Surgeons from the link above.