Membership shall not be denied because of race, creed, color, or sex. Under special circumstances, renowned surgeons not meeting the above requirements may be granted members
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The Western Surgical Association is dedicated to the cultivation, promotion, and diffusion of the art and science of surgery, to the sponsorship and maintenance of the highest standards of practice, and to the deliver the best possible care for the public.
Join over 250 attendees at beautiful western resorts for the WSA Annual Meeting every November. The Annual Meeting features a Presidential Address, Nonie Lowry Oration, a special session, 36 podium presentations, video and ePoster sessions. The flexible meeting schedule allows time for you to enjoy the resort, and indulge in golf or other local attractions.
WSA is proud to feature the Journal of the American College of Surgeons as its official scientific publication. An annual subscription is covered in your dues.
WSA is one of the premier surgical societies in the United States. Membership in the WSA provides a great opportunity to practice lifelong learning and network with surgical giants. The Member-Only Directory provides access to more than 700 WSA members around the country.
WSA has representatives on the American Board of Surgery and both the American College of Surgeons Board of Governors and Advisory Council for General Surgery.
The Western Surgical Association is dedicated to the cultivation, promotion, and diffusion of the art and science of surgery, to the sponsorship and maintenance of the highest standards of practice and to the delivery of the best possible care for the public. The scope of our activities encompass the breadth of general surgery, including the primary and secondary components and are intended for our members and guests who are surgeons in academic and private practice. Our activities focus on recent advances in basic science applicable to surgical practice, new developments in technology, issues in pre- and post-operative care; assessment of diagnostic accuracy and surgical outcomes; and critical analysis of the information provided.