The Association of Program Directors in Surgery was founded in 1977 to provide a forum for the exchange of information and for discussion on a wide range of subjects related to post-graduate surgical education.

Highlights

Do You Know About EQIP?

In 2020, APDS and the Research Fund have made a significant commitment of time and resources to an innovative program called EQIP.

EQIP Details & Tutorial
View the EQIP Launch Letter
View the EQIP IRB Determination

Did You Miss the Surgeons to Students Outreach from SEW 2022 in San Antonio?

General surgery program directors hosted 175 high school students to encourage those who have a passion to help others, and notably Under-Represented Minorities, to consider careers in surgery.

Check out the press reports

Diversity Inclusion Awareness and Action in Surgery Webinar Series…RISE article

The Diversity and Inclusion Committee has worked over the past year to advance understanding of the value of diversity in our training programs and institutions.

Check out recent RISE article

APDS Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit

The Diversity and Inclusion Committee has worked over the past year to develop the 1st APDS Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit.

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APDS Video Highlights More Education on Demand

2021 APDS Presidential Address
Benjamin Jarman, MD, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation, LaCrosse, WI

2021 APDS Keynote Address
Andréa Comer, CT Paid Leave Authority, Hartford, CT

2021 Alphabet Soup Panel
Moderator: Benjamin Jarman, MD, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation, LaCrosse, WI

Moderator: Doug Smink, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Review of the Unwritten Jobs of the Program Director

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APDS/ARAS Annual Meeting

2022 Surgical Education Week

Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, TX

May 3-5, ASE May 5-7 APDS

May 3-5 ASE
May 5-7 APDS

View the Program Here2022 Program
Registration: Register for SEW 2022 Here
Hotel Reservations: Grand Hyatt San Antonio
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