Save the Date for the Thirty-first Annual SBAS Meeting

Washington University

Washington UniversityHosted by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO on September 16–19, 2021. We look forward to your contributions in basic science and clinical research.

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SBAS Response to JAMA Twitter Comments and Podcast

Members of the Society of Black Academic Surgeons take offense to JAMA’s statements (@JAMA_current) posted on Twitter and the “Structural Racism for Doctors” podcast. Their suggestion of removing the factual word of racism silences our humanity. We take significant issue with the blatant denial of racism as the underlying cause of painful experiences in and out of the workplace. Moreover, the language used on the podcast emulates the frequent gaslighting, micro- and macro-aggressions and exclusions that we experience daily. We ask that our colleagues learn about our experiences as Black physicians, and the experiences of Black patients to gain a deeper understanding of the painful stain of systemic racism in American history. … Read the Complete Statement »

Society of Black Academic Surgeons Response to Continued Acts of Brutality and Injustice

The Society of Black Academic Surgeons takes offense to JAMA’s statements (@JAMA_current) posted on Twitter and the “Structural Racism for Doctors” podcast. Their suggestion of removing the factual word of racism silences our humanity. We take significant issue with the blatant denial of racism as the underlying cause of painful experiences in and out of the workplace. Moreover, the language used on the podcast emulates the frequent gaslighting, micro- and macro-aggressions and exclusions that we experience daily. We ask that our colleagues learn about our experiences as Black physicians, and the experiences of Black patients to gain a deeper understanding of the painful stain of systemic racism in American history. … Read the Complete Statement »

SBAS during the COVID-19 crisis – Dr. Ala Stanford takes to Philadelphia streets to help black communities get tested for COVID-19

The Red Cross also has new concerns about dire shortage of black blood donors.

SBAS member Dr. Ala Stanford rallied a group of fellow black doctors to provide free testing for people in poor neighborhoods as the Red Cross voices major concern over the lack of African American blood donors. Read the full article on abcnews.go.com »

SBAS Joins the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons in Condemning Xenophobic Behavior Related to the COVID Crisis

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Surgeon Spotlight

Navigating Productivity in the time of COVID19

SBAS member Dr. Colin Martin moderates a fantastic virtual panel with leaders in SBAS on managing/navigating priorities and academic productivity in the time of COVID19.