How to Join

SBAS membership is open to any individual who is an active student in a university department of surgery or its affiliated hospitals, a freestanding surgical residency program, an ACGME-approved surgery program, or an individual in a surgical specialty. Surgical residents are invited to join as Associate Fellows.

Annual dues for residents/fellows are $100, and there are $25 for medical students.

To apply for an Individual student membership:

Use this PDF form to apply. In addition, we require:

  1. Current CV and Bibliography, preferably submitted as a file attachment to the application form.
  2. Letter of reference from the Chairman of your department
  3. Letter of reference from a faculty member in your department familiar with your academic accomplishments
  4. Current Photo-headshot

Please email your application and letters to or mail them to:

SBAS Central Office
Attn: Lovie Brown
EVMS-Dept. of Surgery
825 Fairfax Avenue Ste 610
Norfolk, VA 23507

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