Medical Student Committee
The Future of Surgery
The Arizona Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (AzACS) Medical Student Committee (MSC) is a
multicenter collaborative composed of surgery interest groups and surgery clubs from medical schools across Arizona. At present, our partners include:
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
Creighton University School of Medicine - Phoenix Regional Campus
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine - Arizona Campus
Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University
A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
The mission of the AzACS Medical Student Committee is to connect medical students who are interested in the field of surgery across Arizona, help connect students to surgical mentors across various disciplines, promote undergraduate medical surgical education, and develop partnerships that transcend institutional boundaries to foster multi-center collaboration.
Goals and Objectives
In order to achieve our mission we have delineated specific strategies to connect medical students and surgeons across Arizona, promote education, and foster multi-center collaboration.
Gala (annual kickoff event welcoming new member and people interested in surgery)
Symposium (Annual Conference) Involvement providing an opportunity for networking and research
Champions Program providing mentorship connecting surgeons and medical students
Integrated Skills Lab Series providing surgical education
Research Database fostering multi-institutional research collaboration
Online Resource-Sharing (“The Hub”), Advocacy, and Outreach providing professional development and connecting medical students to resources both locally and nationally
For more information, our internal governing procedures can be found here.
More information about our upcoming events, collaborations, and activities will be posted to this website as
we finalize them. Please revisit this page often, and let us hear from you!
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org (please put “AzACS MSC” in the subject line).
Planning is in progress!
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ANNUAL CHAPTER SYMPOSIUM AND SPECIAL NETWORKING EVENTS
2019 Annual Symposium - Sept 20-22, 2019 - WeKoPa Resort & Conference Center:
Registration - Updated: Medical students can now register at the door!
Shared Housing - Need a room in Phoenix during the Symposium weekend? Or do you have space to share? Find a place to stay, or volunteer to host a traveling student here!
Research Poster Presentations & Abstract Submission - Please check back for updates
Resident & Medical Student Mixer - Please check back for updates
Lunch with Women Surgeons - Please check back for updates