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University of Utah Surgical Society

University of Utah Surgical Society exists to promote and sponsor a strong interactive relationship between alumni and the Department of Surgery through communication, continuing medical education, and service to its members.

We connect current and former colleagues and educate the community about the latest in research, discovery, and innovation within the Department of Surgery.

The Surgical Society promotes patient care, research, and education that is aligned with the mission of the Department of Surgery,

Our Mission

  1. Providing education, service, support, and information to our members and other health care providers in the communities served by the institution.
  2. Fostering, promoting, sponsoring, assisting, developing, and participating in the support and advancement of the University of Utah Department of Surgery and the academic field of surgery.
  3. Working to support philanthropic efforts to meet the needs of the University of Utah Surgical Society which may include research, clinical, and teaching support.


We serve the academic and scholarly research mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences. If you are a surgeon who attended University of Utah's School of Medicine, or if you are a current faculty member, or house staff, you are eligible for membership. 

Non-alumni may who also share a significant passion and interest in moving  our surgical mission forward may also be invited to join.

Upcoming Events

The University of Utah Surgical Society presents MEDTalks: Innovation Worth Sharing. Join us Thursday, May 2nd, 2019, to see the latest projects and ideas, learn about new methods of delivering care and hear about processes that improve the patient experience.

Message From the President

JP Hughes, President

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Contact Us

For more information contact:

Jeremy Snow
(801) 581-4934