Advancing the science and practice of surgical educationAbout the Academy
The mission of the Academy of Master Surgeon EducatorsÂ® is to play a leadership role in advancing the science and practice of education across all surgical specialties promoting the highest achievements in the lifetimes of surgeons. The goals of the Academy include defining megatrends in surgical education and training, steering advances in the field, fostering innovation and collaboration, supporting faculty development and recognition, and underscoring the critical importance of surgical education and training in the changing milieu of healthcare.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Academy members collaborated on and published significant works of scholarship. View a complete inventory of these contributions to surgical education.
The Academy Symposium is a yearly conference that brings together Academy members to exchange best practices and discuss critical topics in surgical education.
The Special Sessions at Clinical Congress provide an in-depth look at timely and important topics in surgical education.
Join our virtual events to participate in lively discussion and connect with surgical education experts. Browse our video archive of past virtual events.
The Fireside Chat Series involves informal dialogues with iconic leaders from surgery and other health care professions during which attendees can benefit from the wisdom and expertise that is shared. Browse our video archive of past Fireside Chats.
The Cutting Edge serves as a repository of peer-reviewed resources that are different from traditional articles published in journals. Materials include innovative resources combined with implementation guidance for surgical educators and leaders. Authors may submit original work for consideration for publication.
Open to master surgeon educators across the global community and the House of Surgery, members are selected through a rigorous peer-review process, and induction into the Academy is a high honor. Members of the Academy are actively engaged in advancing the programs of the Academy.