Outstanding MIS Resident Award


Deadline for Nomination Submission:  May 4, 2018


Each year residency training program department heads are asked to nominate one Resident surgeon from their program to receive the SLS Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Award.

Nominees receive:

• An Award Certificate honoring their selection as an SLS Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident.

Free membership with the Society for the year of nomination, which includes…

Discounts on SLS conference registration, including automatic $575 scholarship toward registration for Minimally Invasive Surgery Week/SLS Annual Meeting.

Additionally, all Residents are invited to participate in Minimally Invasive Surgery Week and compete with surgeons from around the world for the $1000 Resident Paper Award!

Make your nomination by completing our online nomination form.

The online nomination form is to be completed by department personnel for the Residency Program Director or Chairman. A link to this form will be emailed to Residency Program Directors and Chairmen before the end of March. If they have not received the link by that date, please contact us via email with the name of the Residency Program Chairman or Director who will be nominating the Resident, his or her title, the name of the program, the residency specialty, mailing address, telephone, fax, and email.

If your institution has an awards ceremony, SLS will send the nomination packet in time for you to make your presentation to your Outstanding Resident, or the packet can be sent to the Resident’s address. Please let us know to whom and where you want the packet delivered and the date of the awards banquet.

PLEASE NOTE: Deadline for nomination submission is May 4, 2018, however nominations must be received at least 30 days prior to the banquet date.