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

17th Annual John G. Buls, MD Visiting Professor and Memorial Lecture in Colon and Rectal Surgery

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
7:00am to

13th Annual John S. Najarian, MD Lecture in Transplantation

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
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.