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Founded in 1982, the Academy of Surgical Research promotes the advancement of professional and academic standards, education and research in the arts and sciences of experimental surgery. The Academy interfaces with medical and scientific organizations, and governmental agencies in establishing and reviewing ethics, theories, practices and research pertaining to surgery and promotion of the results for clinical application.





Jennifer Sheehan

ASR President, 2019

Welcome to the Academy of Surgical Research!

It is an honor to have you visit this website whether you are a member or newly interested in what the Academy has to offer. Please take the time to look around and take advantage of all the great programs and educational opportunities that are available to you.

As members, you will have access to an expansive network of surgeons, veterinarians, scientists and technicians that are committed to advancing the field of experimental surgery in all aspects, including research, education, ethical considerations and promotion of research products for clinical application. You can connect with colleagues and industry experts this year during our annual meeting in Clearwater Beach, Florida, September 25th-27th, where in addition to the platform and poster sessions, there are a number of hands on wet & dry labs, exhibitor sessions, awards and fun networking opportunities.

As vendors, exhibitors and corporate sponsors, you will receive special benefits and recognition as your support is critical to the success of the Academy.

If you are not familiar with or are new to the Academy of Surgical Research, we welcome you to explore the certification programs, mentorship program, publication opportunities and education foundation to understand how the Academy can best support your advancement in the field of experimental surgery and surgical research. If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to reach out to me at

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