Western Surgical Association
Passing of the gavel -
President, William Chapman welcoming our newly elected President, R. James Valentine
Newly elected President, R. James Valentine being escorted to podium by past President's, Richard Thirlby and Gregory Jurkovich.
Submission of a manuscript for consideration by the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.
Please be advised that there are two submissions necessary:
SUBMISSION #1 – Due October 24th
In order to maximize the acceptance rate of our manuscripts, all manuscripts need to be UPLOADED electronically, using the link above, no later than Saturday, October 24, 2015. A hard copy should not be submitted. Within 48 hours you will receive an e-mail from the Recorder’s office with notification that the manuscript was received. The manuscript will be confidentially reviewed by two of your Western Surgical colleagues, and you will receive the reviews just prior to or at the meeting so that you can make changes to your manuscript.
SUBMISSION #2 – Due January 4th
After the meeting you will be asked to submit your final manuscript to the Journal of the American College of Surgeons by January 4, 2016.The manuscript will need to be in the proper format for submission to JACS. Please see this web site for details: http://ees.elsevier.com/jacs. When prompted for your “article type”, you should pick “Western Surgical Association” from the drop down menu. Do not submit your final manuscript to this site until after the meeting so you have the benefit of the critiques from the invited discussant and reviewer. Please contact Dr. McMaster’s office if you have difficulties or further questions regarding manuscript submission at email@example.com.
2015 Membership Dues are now due
Hardcopy invoices will be mailed the week of January 11th. If you have changes to be made to your contact information or do not want to wait for the mail please use this form and fax to 913-273-1116
Please call 913-402-7102 to pay prior year membership dues or your New Membership dues.
- Western Surgical Association
- PO Box 219191
- Kansas City, MO 64121-9191
The Western Surgical Association is dedicated to the cultivation, promotion, and diffusion of the art and science of surgery, to the sponsorship and maintenance of the highest standards of practice, and to the delivery of the best possible care for the public. Read more...