The Southwestern Surgical Congress
The Southwestern Surgical Congress is an organization that promotes the advancement of General Surgery by representing the interests of academic, community and rural surgeons, surgical residents and medical students through education, advocacy, research and innovation. The goal of the Congress is to promote excellence in patient care and professional development.
Make plans to attend the SWSC 2018 meeting in Napa, California at the elegant Meritage Resort & Spa. Registration will open in January 2018.
Multicenter Trials Group
Two studies are currently open and enrolling patients:
- Outpatient laparoscopic appendectomy in uncomplicated appendicitis. (PI:
- The impact of irreversible antithrombotic agents in appendectomy
patients. (PI: Mike Truitt)
Interested SWSC members can log in to the Members Only section for more information contact SWSC headquarters firstname.lastname@example.org