Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery Events


Workshops, Symposiums, and Conferences


The Department of Surgery hosts a variety of events throughout the year featuring speakers from the Texas Medical center and around the country on topics and innovations in the area of surgery. 


Upcoming Events


Essential Surgery Skills CME Conference

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Sept. 18-23, 2023

This six-day CME Conference offers hands-on experience with tissue and model-based simulations in preparation to face many of the emergent and essential surgical procedures crucial to operating in lower resource contexts. The curriculum explores the challenges of surgery in areas of conflict, austerity, and disaster. Content is designed for both the practicing physician as well as residents and fellows who currently or plan to practice in resource-limited contexts. 

Advances in Critical Care

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Oct. 13 - 14, 2023 

This annual conference Department of Surgery at Baylor College Medicine, will features speakers from the Texas Medical Center and around the country from all aspects of critical care.

Metabolic Syndrome and Severe Obesity: A Modern Multidisciplinary Approach

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Date to be announced. 

The 2024 Metabolic Syndrome and Severe Obesity conference will provide the learners with the current state of metabolic syndrome as a disease of epidemic proportions, our current understanding of its causes, and how available treatments help reverse this disease.

12th Annual Research Day

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June 4-5, 2024

This annual symposium highlights the academic achievements of the trainees in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery.