Call for Abstracts

The 2017 Call for Abstracts is not yet open. The deadline for submission will be March 3, 2017. Watch the CSA website for details.


2016 CSA Foundation Turcotte Award
Samantha Tarras, MD | Wayne State University
The Utility of the Measurement of Clostridium Difficile Toxin Levels and Toxin Gene Sequences in Blood Samples to Index Disease Severity: An Earlier Marker than Clinical Parameters?

2016 CSA Foundation Enrichment Award Winner
Daniel I-Hsin Chu, MD | The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Detailing The Role of the Human Gastrointestinal Microbiome in Anastomotic Healing, Leaks and Outcomes after Colorectal

Best New Member Paper Award
Daniel Eiferman, MD | The Ohio State University
Patient Safety Indicator 11 Does Not Accurately Identify Patients Who Received Poor Quality of Care

Congratulations to the CSA 2016-17 Newly Elected Officers
W. Scott Melvin, MD - President
Fred Luchette, MD - President-Elect
Timothy Pritts, MD - Treasurer
C. Max Schmidt, MD - Councilor

View select digital capture presentations from the CSA 2016 Annual Meeting here!

Presidential Address
"Adding a Little Transplant Surgery to the Central: The Nation’s First Hand Transplant"
Scott Gruber, MD, PhD, MBA

"Has ACS NSQIP Achieved its Goal of Improving Surgical Outcomes?"
Justin Dimick, MD | Karl Billimoria, MD

2016 CSA Annual Meeting Photos
View 2016 photos
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