Silbergleit Award

The APDS introduced the Silbergleit Award at the annual meeting in Seattle.  The award is presented to APDS members for 25 years of continuous service as both a member of the APDS and Program Director. Dr. Jon Morris presented the Read More

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

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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.

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 2016 APDS Annual Meeting is now closed. Please check back for information on the 2017 Call for Abstracts