The Department of Surgery sponsors or co-sponsors several conferences that support its surgical residency and fellowship programs, continuing medical education, and medical student coursework.

Upcoming Events

Joint Grand Rounds

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
7:00am to

11th Annual David A Rothenberger Lecture

Thursday, September 27, 2018
4:00pm to

Earl E Bakken Surgical Device Symposium 2018: Technological Advances in Organ Transplantation

Friday, October 12, 2018
7:30am to


A few of our conferences are open to the public, while many others are restricted to residents, surgery fellows, and medical school faculty. For any additions or updates, please send an email to

Grand Rounds

Our Surgical Grand Rounds presentations take place weekly at Phillips Wangensteen Building 11-157, from 7:30 to 8:30am. 

See our Google calendar for upcoming Grand Rounds. You may also view an archive of previous Grand Rounds presentations, including video links.

Conference Schedules

The Department of Surgery hosts or co-sponsors a wide variety of events for students, faculty, residents, and the general public. Take a look at what’s coming up.