Tools of the Trade 2018

The APDS Board and the APDS Foundation are pleased to announce the third year of the APDS Tools of the Trade 2018 competition.   The intention of this annual Tools of the Trade competition is to challenge the APDS membership to create top notch Read More

ACS Resources for Governors

The BoG Newsletter is published quarterly and contains news of relevance and interest to Governors, covering American College of Surgeons (ACS) news and events, special human interest stories, and Pillar updates. https://www.facs.org/about-acs/governance/board-of-governors/resources

Video: 2016 APDS Sessions at ACS Clinical Congress

The APDS presents two panels on key issues in surgery resident education. The first panel is titled: Confidence – getting comfortable with the state of being uncomfortable. The second panel is titled: The Role of the Program Director in Faculty Read More

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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/ASE/ARAS Annual Meeting

2018 Surgical Education Week, May 1-5, 2018, JW Marriott, Austin, TX USA (APDS meets May 3-5)


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 2018 APDS Annual Meeting is now closed. Please check back for information on the 2019 Call for Abstracts