More than 1,700 surgeons are expected to attend the ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting. The meeting will include symposia, expert panels, hands-on workshops, oral and eposter presentations, meet the professor breakfasts and many other sessions encouraging audience participation.
Goal, Purpose and Learning Objectives
The goal of the ASCRS’ Annual Scientific Meeting is to improve the quality of patient care by maintaining, developing and enhancing the knowledge, skills, professional performance and multidisciplinary relationships necessary for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the colon and rectum and anus.
This scientific program is designed to provide surgeons with in-depth and up-to-date knowledge relative to surgery for diseases of the colon, rectum and anus with emphasis on patient care, teaching and research. Presentation formats include podium presentations followed by audience questions and critiques, panel discussions, poster presentations, video presentations and symposia focusing on specific state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment modalities.
The purpose of all sessions is to improve the quality of care of patients with diseases of the colon and rectum. Patient care is our top priority and is emphasized in all lectures and demonstrations. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy hands-on courses designed to refine their clinical skills.
At the conclusion of this meeting, participants should be able to:
Recognize new information in colon and rectal treatments for both benign and malignant disease, including the latest in basic and clinical research.
Describe current concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.
Apply knowledge gained in all areas of colon and rectal surgery.
Recognize the need for multidisciplinary treatment in patients with diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.
The ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting is a wonderful place to learn, see colleagues and make new connections!
As an ASCRS Exhibitor, you will have the opportunity to:
Target influential decision-makers
Interact face-to-face with physicians involved in patient care
Build visibility for your company in a competitive marketplace
Expand your prospect base and strengthen existing customer relationships
Introduce new products and services
Generate new sales leads
Give product demonstrations
Conduct market research
Highlights of the Exhibit Hall
Five hours of dedicated time in the Exhibit Hall
Refreshments and food provided at each break in the hall
ePosters with poster presentations
We value the educational contribution made by the technical exhibiting companies and look forward to your participation, mark your calendar and join us!
The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) is the premier society for colon and rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and practice of the treatment of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the colon, rectum and anus. More than 1,000 of the Society's 3,100 members are certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
We believe in patient centered, high quality, high value health care. We achieve this care through professionalism, unique knowledge and skills, and the fellowship of our Society Members.