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Call for ACS Governor to AWS

Please join us in thanking Susan Pories, MD, FACS for her years of service to ACS and AWS!
As Dr. Pories is nearing the end of her final term, AWS is requesting interest in the ACS Governor position.  Per the AWS Policy and Procedures:
The AWS Governor to the College serves a three-year term, which may be renewed for one additional three-year term. Reappointment of the AWS Governor will be made and approved by vote of the Council. AWS selects a primary and secondary candidate and submits this recommendation to the College who will make the final decision on the Governor position.
 
Nominees for AWS Governor must:
· be clinically active.
· be a current member of AWS.
· be a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in good standing.
· have served on the AWS Council for a minimum of three years.  Current members of the AWS council who have served a minimum of three years on the Council are eligible.
· be able to attend all AWS Council meetings and Executive Committee meetings (approximately 6-8 per year with one meeting occurring at the October ACS meeting and one other face-to-face meeting in January, February or March.  All other meetings are via conference call.)
· provide a report at each Council and Executive Committee meeting on issues relevant to AWS and our membership
· be able to attend all Governor meetings and adequately represent AWS and our issues.
 
If you are interested in self-nominating or nominating another AWS member, please share name, email address, and updated CV  by email to [email protected].  This same posting will go out to all AWS members next week.  All nominations are due before Thursday, May 30, 2024.
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SAAS-AWS Resident Research Travel Award

SAAS-AWS RESIDENT RESEARCH TRAVEL AWARD

The Society of Asian Academic Surgeons (SAAS)-Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) Resident Travel Award is a $1000 travel grant supporting attendance of a surgical resident trainee at the SAAS Annual Meeting. The meeting this year will be hosted by Tulane University, Department of Surgery, from Sept 5-6, 2024 in New Orleans, Louisana.

Deadline for applications: May 31, 2024
Notification of award by: July 12, 2024

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Call for Applications: SBAS & AWS Visiting Professorship

The Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS) and the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) Visiting Professorship

Call for Host Institutions

Application Deadline: August 12, 2024

Description:

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