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Philadelphia Academy of Surgery
Resident Membership
To become a resident member
The Philadelphia Academy of Surgery is the oldest continuously meeting surgical society in the United States. It was founded in 1879 by Samuel D. Gross, M.D., immortalized in the famous Eakins painting, the Gross Clinic.

Fellows of the Academy are the leading surgeons in the Philadelphia area. They meet for scientific surgical presentations the first Monday evening of the month, six times each year from October through March. The meetings are usually held at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia building, 19 South 22nd Street. The presentations begin around 7:15 and are free. They are usually preceded by cocktails at 6:00 and a buffet dinner at 6:30.

The program at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia building includes lectures by renowned surgeons, resident research presentations, and intra-city grand rounds.

  • Admissions to the scientific presentations are free.

  • Resident members will receive information about the scientific programs directly, with the opportunity to sign up for dinners, if desired.

  • The cost of resident membership will be $20 per year.

  • The cost of cocktails & dinner preceding a scientific presentation, if elected, will be $60.

  • Business attire is required.

  • All member transactions are electronic via email and the Academy of Surgery website.

  • All financial transactions are credit card transactions via the Academy of Surgery website.

  • Membership will be for one year, July through June, with automatic reminders for renewal.

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