World Congress of Surgery

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

Past Meeting
46th World Congress of Surgery was held in Bangkok, Thailand in collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand
at the Bangkok Convention Centre at Central World from 23-27 August 2015. 

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.

2019 Lecturer:Hilary A. Sanfey, MB, BCh, MHPE, FACS
Title: Gender Equality as a Prerequisite for Ensuring Global Access to Safe Surgery & Anesthesia
Date: Thursday, August 12, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm