Past Meeting Archive

2019 Fall Meeting September 20-22, 2019

Thank you for joining us in Louisville for our Annual Fall Social Meeting. Members attended a morning academic meeting with guest lecturers from The University of Louisville, including Drs. R. Farmer, F. Wood, M. Egger, M. Bozeman. A member lecture was given by Dr. Adam Kabaker. A warm thank you to all our presenters.

Members and their guests enjoyed a fantastic stay at 21C Museum Hotel, lunch at Proof on Main, tours and tastings at Evan Williams Distillery and Jim Beam Urban Still House, and a wonderful Sunday of horse races at the world famous Churchill Downs. The President’s dinner was held at Bourbon Raw.

2019 Spring Meeting April 26-28th, 2019

Thank you to all you joined us at the Union League Club in Chicago, IL for the 1st Illinois Surgical Conference. The weekend was a collaborative effort of The Chicago Surgical Society, ISQIC, The IL Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, The Metro Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, and The Illinois Surgical Society. Thank you to all who presented work at this year’s Spring Meeting.

Each Society arranged for a presentation which highlighted it’s unique interests, including Faculty Presentations, Peer Video Review, an indepth update on the Opioid Crisis, Resident Jeopardy, The IL Ch. of the ACS Founder’s Competition, and narrated “Spectacular Case” videos by experts in the field.

Our Keynote speaker, David Hoyt, MD, gave a lecture on Value-based Health Care Through the Eyes of a Surgeon. Attendees spent time viewing resident posters, interacting with exhibitors, and also shared meals provided by the Union League Club.

2018 Fall Meeting September 27-29th, 2018

From Dr. Konstantin Umanskiy, ISS Secretary/Treasurer

Thank you for joining us in New Buffalo, Michigan for our Annual Fall Social Meeting. The weekend was a tremendous success- filled with gorgeous views of the lake, great company, fun excursions, and delicious food.

The meeting took place at the beautiful Harbor Grand Hotel. A warm thank you to all those who spoke and presented their work. Speakers included Dr. Richard Anderson, Dr. Steven Tsoraides, and Dr. Konstantin Umanskiy. After two mornings of Academic presentations, the group participated in afternoon social outings, including a tour of Journeyman Distillery, Bike and Paddle Board rentals, golf at Whittaker Woods Golf Club, and dinner at The Stray Dog Bar. The weekend concluded with the traditional President’s Dinner, held at Brewster’s Italian Café.

2018 Spring Meeting April 29-30th, 2018

From Dr. Konstantin Umanskiy, ISS Secretary/Treasurer

Thank you for joining us at The University of Chicago Medicine for our Annual Spring Meeting. The weekend was a tremendous success- filled with magnificent weather, great company, excellent speakers, and delicious food.

The meeting took place at The University of Chicago’s Center for Care and Discovery, with invited speakers and faculty from the Department of Surgery. Dr. Lawrence Gottlieb, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Burn and Complex Wound Center at UChicago, gave the keynote address on Monday April 30th. A warm thank you to all those who spoke and presented their work.

This year’s Annual meeting was held in partnership with the Illinois Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. They held their Annual Resident Abstract Competition on Sunday April 29th and joined us for a wonderful evening at Lawry’s “The Prime Rib” for the President’s Dinner.