Call for Abstracts

Abstract Submissions for the 2024 Meeting is CLOSED

Thank you for your contributions in basic science and clinical research!

The Program Committee of the Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS) cordially welcomes your participation in its Thirty-fourth Annual Scientific Meeting hosted by UC Davis Department of Surgery in Sacramento, CA.

SBAS members, hospital/teaching faculty (national and international), fellows, residents, and medical students are invited to submit abstracts on research topics of your choice. One is not required to be an SBAS member to submit an abstract.

Accepted abstracts from residents and fellows will be eligible for the Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD Resident Award and abstracts from medical students will be eligible for the Onye Emmanuel Akwari, MD Award. These awards will be determined by the quality of the presentation at the annual meeting.

A new award category this year is the American Journal of Surgery/SBAS award. A $500 award will be given to the top scoring abstract in each of the following five categories determined by the SBAS program committee. Award recipients are required to submit an accompanying manuscript to the AJS/SBAS issue to receive award funds.

Award Categories

  • Basic/Translational Science
  • Health Services and Outcomes Research
  • Education
  • Minority Health/Healthcare Disparities
  • Global Surgery

In addition, all accepted abstracts are strongly encouraged to submit an accompanying manuscript to the American Journal of Surgery.

Colin A. Martin, MD, FAAP, FACS – SBAS Program Committee Chair