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.

Abstract submission will open on February 15 and run through April 5, 2021.

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

We, the Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS) in the midst of our outrage and grief, continue to condemn these endemic and unjust acts of violence towards Black men and women. The recent shooting of Mr. Jacob Blake is yet another painful example of systemic racism that is a pervasive threat to the lives of Black people and other communities of color. Mr. Jacobs, an unarmed Black man, was viewed as a mortal threat by the Wisconsin police department. … Read the Complete Statement »

Friday, April 24th – SBAS 2020 Virtual Business Meeting

Watch the SBAS 2020 Presidential Address from Dr. Martin S. Karpeh Jr.

Download the SBAS 2020 Program »

Additional meeting highlights and information can be viewed on our Annual Meeting page.

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 »

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.