Annual Meeting


The Southwestern Surgical Congress Annual Meeting features a flexible schedule to allow you to maximize your educational opportunities, while leaving plenty of time to network with colleagues. The meeting will feature over 34 oral scientific abstract presentations, 75 quick shot presentations, 66 ePosters, videos, invited guest lectures, an exhibitor showcase, a special presentation from the American College of Surgeons, and more!

SWSC 2018 Advance Program

Presenter Disclosure Slide

SWSC 2018 ePoster Guide

Congratulations to the 2017 Annual Meeting Award Winners!

Jack A. Barney Resident Paper Winner: TARGETING RESUSCITATION TO NORMALIZATION OF COAGULATING STATUS: HYPER AND HYPOCOAGUALABILITY AFTER SEVERE INJURY ARE BOTH ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED MORTALITY Hunter Moore, MD Denver Health Medical Center Denver, CO Lowry Award Winner: NOT EVERY TRAUMA PATIENT WITH A RADIOGRAPHIC HEAD INJURY REQUIRES TRANSFER FOR NEUROSURGICAL EVALUATION: APPLICATION OF THE BRAIN INJURY GUIDELINES TO PATIENTS TRANSFERRED TO A LEVEL 1 TRAUMA CENTER Derek Wall, MD Carle Foundation Hospital Urbana, IL SWSC Annual Golf Tournament: Longest Drive | Blake Spindler (male winner); Danielle Thornburg (female winner) Closest to the Pin | John Russell (1’5″) Winning Foursome | Bartley Pickron, Edward Nelson, Austin Cannon, Jeff Levy SWSC Raffle Winner | Brandon Grover