International Surgical Week


Past Meeting
The 48th World Congress of Surgery was held in Basel, Switzerland August 11-15, 2019. For more information, visit

2019 Lecturer:Hilary A. Sanfey, MB, BCh, MHPE, FACS
Title: Gender Equality as a Prerequisite for Ensuring Global Access to Safe Surgery & Anesthesia


ACS Lecture at the International Society of Surgery’s Biennial World Congress of Surgery

This lecture recognizes the significant contributions of the American College of Surgeons towards advancing surgical care internationally. The lecture features an ACS member, renowned for their leadership in efforts to transform the delivery of surgical care across the world, who will speak on an interesting and timely topic of international significance.