The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
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Spring 2017  
Dr. Patricia Roberts

President’s Message
Tripartite Meeting Brings Colon and Rectal Surgeons from Around the World to Seattle

By Patricia L. Roberts, MD
The Tripartite Meeting is quickly approaching, and I invite you to join colleagues from around the world for an excellent scientific and social program June 10 – 14 in Seattle, WA. Read More…

Annual Meeting Workshops Provide Essential Learning Opportunities

Annual Meeting Workshops Provide Essential Learning Opportunities

The Annual Meeting offers up to 44 hours of CME credit. You will not want to miss the scientific program that will provide in-depth and up-to-date knowledge relative to surgery for diseases of the colon, rectum and anus with emphasis on patient care, education and research. Read More…

ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting

Annual Scientific Meeting Distinguished Lectureships

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is pleased to present nine special and memorial lectureships at the Annual Scientific Meeting in Seattle. Read More…

ASCRS Live Webinar

New Webinars Offered

Take the unique opportunity to gain valuable information on topics related to colorectal diseases, treatment and surgery from the comfort of your home or office. The live webinar events allow you to interact with the presenters, who are subject matter experts. Read More…

Colorectal Cancer Ribbon

It's Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

We’re in the middle of March, which is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Have you taken advantage of this unique opportunity to educate your patients and your community about the importance of colon and rectal cancer screening, prevention and treatment? The ASCRS website features a variety of ways to participate in National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Read More…

Dr. José Guillem

Reflections on the Brandeis Leadership Program

By José G. Guillem, MD, MPH
It is with great pleasure that I write to comment on my experience at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Overall this was one of the most informative and productive educational weeklong experiences that I have ever participated in, and this includes my college years, as well as medical school and course work for my Masters in Public Health. Read More…

Internet-Based Survey

Internet-Based Survey Policy/Program Changes

During the February 28, 2017 conference call, the Executive Council discussed the current Internet-Based Survey Policy/Program. To respect the privacy and number of emails our members receive, the Council voted to amend the policy allowing only ASCRS committee surveys, effective June 2017. Read More…


Welcome, New Members!

We welcome new members to the ASCRS, as approved by the Executive Council at its December, January and February meetings. Read More…

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