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COVID-19 Resources for Program Directors

April 6, 2020

The current pandemic poses significant challenges for program directors as they continue to educate surgery residents and ensure their safety in the workplace.  In response, the APDS has compiled some useful resources and links for program directors and education staff.  Read More

2020 Fellowship Applications

March 9, 2020

Dear APDS Members: The Association of Program Directors in Surgery is aware of the disruption that the Coronavirus outbreak has had on the interview process of many fellowship applications.  While individual programs and specialty societies ultimately control the fellowship application Read More

APDS Research & Education Fund Request for Proposals

January 13, 2020

APDS Research & Education Fund Limited Project Grant on the topic of: https://rusbank.net/company/zaymer_ru/ “Method to assess student aptitude and factors that impact residency performance” RFP Deadline Thursday, January 28th, 2021 at 11:59pm EST Download RFP Application here

ACS Resources for Governors

October 24, 2016

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 Read More

Silbergleit Award

July 15, 2015

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. The inaugural award was presented Read More