American Surgical Association

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The American Surgical Association is the nation's "oldest and most prestigious surgical organization".[1]


It was founded in 1880. Their publication, Annals of Surgery, was started in 1885.

A collection of the association's papers are held at the National Library of Medicine.



  • American Surgical Association Foundation Fellowship Research Award
  • ASA Medallion for Scientific Achievement
  • ASA Flance-Karl Award


  1. ^ "American Surgical Association". American Surgical Association. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 

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