Fellowship Start Date

Colleagues, On behalf of the Fellowship Start Date Task Force chaired by Dan Vargo, I am pleased to share with you some exciting news. For some time, the APDS has supported the concept of having the fellowship start moved back Read More

CME Information

Please contact the Association for Surgical Education at  217-529-6503 or info@surgicaleducation.com.

2014 APDS Resident Award

The 2014 APDS Resident Award winner is Brian George, MD, of Northwestern University for his paper “Reliability, Validity and Feasibility of the Zwisch Supervision Scale for the Assessment of Resident Operative Autonomy”. The Outstanding Resident Paper Award was established in Read More

APDS Committees & Task Forces in Action

Current APDS members can access the APDS Committees and Task Forces in Action Reports by clicking on the APDS Committees & Task Forces in Action link under the “Quicklinks” section of the APDS website.

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Open surgical residency positions

    Currently available surgical residency and fellowship positions posted as soon as possible after they are announced. Click here to see the current listings.

APDS Members

2015 APDS Presidential Address by Jon B. Morris, MD

Previous Presidental Address and Presentaions are located here.


Featured Resource


Association for Academic Surgery

The Association for Academic Surgery, in conjunction with the ACS, SUS and APDS, is announcing an exciting recruitment DVD that highlights the benefits of becoming a surgeon today. To view the trailer and a link to the full DVD, please click here.


Call for Abstracts

Submission of abstracts for the 2015 APDS Annual Meeting is now closed. Please check back for information on the 2016 Call for Abstracts