Thank you for attending our 2023 meeting in Ann Arbor
September 19–22, 2024 | UC Davis · Sacramento
Hosted by UC Davis Health | Department of Surgery
We look forward to your contributions in basic science and clinical research.
SBAS Statement on SCOTUS ruling on Students for Fair Admissions, Inc., against Harvard College and the University of North Carolina
Health care inequities based on race and ethnicity are artificial barriers to receiving excellent surgical care. The Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS) is committed to our mission of improving health, advancing science, and fostering the careers of Black and other ethnically underrepresented in medicine (URiM) surgeons because building an excellent surgical workforce that reflects our country’s diverse backgrounds and perspectives helps transcend artificial barriers to care. … Read the Complete Statement »
SBAS Statement on the Supreme Court Ruling Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health
Members of the Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS) stand in solidarity with everyone who understands, fears, and will experience the negative effects of the Supreme Court decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health ruling. This unfortunate action comes at a critical point in time when our nation is in the early stages of learning how to make a real commitment to achieving a diverse healthcare work force to improve care for all. As such, this ruling only serves to further exacerbate existing poor health outcomes among Black women by negatively affecting access to safe and equitable healthcare including abortion. SBAS strongly opposes any judicial ruling or legislation that takes away healthcare rights; dictates the doctor-patient relationship; criminalizes health providers; and stands in the way of high-quality care for women and underrepresented groups. … Read the Complete Statement »