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.

SWSC Executive Committee:

President                                           Shanu Kothari

President Elect                                 Roxie Albrecht

Vice President                                  Tom White

Treasurer                                          Walter L. Biffl

Recorder                                            Sharmila Dissanaike

Immediate Past President             S. Rob Todd

Past President                                 Courtney Scaife

Social Media Policy
The SWSC guidelines are adopted to ensure a uniform treatment of social media activities, by individuals, institutions and/or organizations. Posting photos of slides, speakers and podiums are permitted by the SWSC. Unless speakers state their wishes to not allow after disclosures, depending on their intellectual property interests.

SWSC social media abides by professional, straightforward and appropriate communication. SWSC will not tolerate discrimination (including age, sex, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local laws, regulations or ordinances).