Advancing Medicine Through Information Exchange

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.





Welcome to the Academy of Surgical Research!

We’re happy you’re here! Please take some time to become familiar with the website and all that we have to offer. We offer varying surgical certification levels to help you become a leader in your field, a mentorship program to help you grow your professional career, multiple publication opportunities in either the Academy’s official journal ‘Surgeries’ or a members-only newsletter, Surgical Savvy. Two scholarships are also available to assist you in either attending the annual meeting, paying the annual membership fee, or taking a certification exam. A members-only section allows visibility to other members to connect with, presentations from prior annual meetings, and access to our Surgical Savvy newsletter. Stayed tuned to our social media pages for the latest news and developments within the Academy. LinkedIn can be found by clicking here. You can also visit and join our Facebook page here.

We invite you all to join us for our 40th Annual meeting in Clearwater, FL, October 25-27, 2024, for good conversation, the opportunity to meet new friends, greet old friends and learn new things. As always, we encourage new, up and coming surgeons and techs to come learn new ideas, techniques and procedures from ASR mentors, presenters, and the multitude of experience of our members.

We encourage all members, new and old to submit abstracts for posters and presentations. If you have an idea or information that might be useful to the industry, please share! We also have a “Curious George “session where new presenters are encouraged to present short presentations in a safe environment. No subject is too insignificant to present on!

Our wet labs will held at The University of South Florida and we’re excited to partner with them this year. The wet labs and certification exams will take place on September 25th followed by the annual meeting on September 26 and 27, 2023. As always, we are always looking for volunteers for the wet labs and meeting.

We welcome all within the veterinary and human medical field who are performing surgical research or experimental surgery to attend. The annual meeting is also a great way to connect with vendors who can provide you with the right resources to improve your surgical outcomes. Multiple awards are also granted during the annual meeting promoting professional development. No subject is too insignificant to present on!

See you all in Florida!!!! — Steve

Steve Kreuser

2024 President

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