Association for Surgical Education

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The Association for Surgical Education was formed in 1980 and its 850 members represent over 190 medical schools and institutions throughout the United States and Canada. The mission of the Association for Surgical Education is to promote, recognize, and reward excellence, innovation and scholarship in surgical education.

Annual Meeting


April 23-27 2024
Orlando, Florida

ASE Objectives

  • Develop innovative teaching aids and programs and effective educational interventions
  • Design effective faculty development programs for surgical educators
  • Promote support research in the surgical education field
  • Maintain an educational clearinghouse which offers a variety of materials to be used by faculty and students in surgical education

ASE Resources


 James Lau, M.D., MHPE
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine

 Robert Nesbit, M.D.
Medical College of Georgia

 Rachel Slotcavage, M.D.
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

 Robyn Stewart, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine