Independence Day (admin offices closed)
Jul 4 all-day
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting Abstract Submission Deadline
Jul 5 all-day


Submission Deadline: Monday, July 5, 2022 11:59pm (CT)

2022 AAHS, ASPN, ASRM Annual Meetings

Please read all of the following important key points:

  • Abstracts must be 400 words or less. Images can be included but may reduce the allowable word count. Please view submission instructions specific to each organization for details.
  • No names should be included in the abstract title or text. Nor should the abstract title appear in the text. Names will be automatically hidden from the reviewers during abstract review and will be automatically inserted and properly formatted upon publication.
  • Every author for whom an email address is provided will be automatically informed of the unique ID numbers and passwords assigned to their abstracts. Abstracts may be viewed and modified at any time between submission and the deadline, using the assigned ID# and password.
  • The presenting author will be notified of the acceptance status of the abstract(s) via email. Please make sure your e-mail address is current and correct in order to receive continuous notifications relating to your abstract. No other form of notification will be provided.
  • The general criteria for consideration of abstracts by the Scientific Program Committees are originality, clarity and concise presentation. Research papers will be additionally evaluated for purpose of study, methodology/design, results and conclusions. Multiple entries of the same abstract to more than one program AAHS, ASPN, or ASRM are NOT allowed.
  • Each organization has posted instructions or guidelines below to detail specific requirements.

Submit an Abstract: https://aahsaspnasrm.confex.com/aahsaspnasrm/2022/cfp.cgi


Meet & Greet for Prospective Residents
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Join us Thursday, July 28th at 5PM Pacific to learn about the Department of Surgery at Stanford University and our Residency Programs. This 1.5-hour program will offer attendees the opportunity to hear from current residents and Department leadership.


  • Learn about our Department’s values, the facilities where our residents train, how leaders of surgical societies train our residents to become leaders themselves, and the innovative spirit flowing in our groundwater.
  • Mini presentations on clinical /operative experience, research opportunities, our differentiated educational curriculum, and wellness program.
  • Breakout session with Program Directors from each of our programs.


Labor Day (admin offices closed)
Sep 5 all-day
24th Annual Fogarty Lecture
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Mir Imran has accepted the invitation to be the 24th annual Fogarty guest lecturer.  The date of the event is Friday September 30, 2022 at 4pm.  It will be a hybrid event.

Mir Imran, Chairman & CEO of InCube Labs, is a prolific healthcare innovator and entrepreneur, who has been developing and commercializing breakthrough medical innovations for over 40 years.

Mir began his career as a healthcare entrepreneur in the late 1970’s with his pioneering contributions to the first FDA-approved Implantable Defibrillator (ICD). Since then, Mir has founded more than 20 life sciences companies and two tech companies, 15 of which have seen liquidity events (IPO/Acquisition). His most recent exit, Rani Therapeutics Holdings Inc., went public on Nasdaq in July 2021.

Mir’s inventions have saved the lives of millions of patients, and many have become the standards of care. He has developed innovative therapies for a number of chronic diseases, including, anemia, chronic pain, stroke, diabetes, and several cardiovascular conditions. His recent company, Rani Therapeutics, is revolutionizing the management of chronic diseases, by replacing painful injectable therapies with oral biologics.

Mir holds more than 800 issued & pending US patents. In 2016, QMed named Mir as one of the “Top 50 Medical Inventors of All Time”. Mir is a fellow of the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Inventors and the American Institute of Medical & Biological Engineers. In 2009, Mir was inducted into the Rutgers University Hall of Distinguished Alumni.

Mir is also the co-founder & managing director of InCube Ventures, LP, a medtech/biotech venture capital fund. In addition, Mir serves on the boards of several life science companies, on the advisory board of the Lemelson Foundation, and is a trustee of the UCSC Foundation. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh and actively supports the promotion and teaching of innovation and entrepreneurship at colleges and universities. As a philanthropist, Mir is passionately supporting education in India and US, especially for underprivileged students.

Thanksgiving Break (admin offices closed)
Nov 24 – Nov 27 all-day
Winter Closure
Dec 21 2022 – Jan 3 2023 all-day