Awards

The Military Surgical Symposium features the following memorial awards. Follow the links to learn more about the person for whom the award is named.

Winners of these awards will receive a plaque commemorating their achievement and be listed on our Past Winners page.

Basic Science Awards

Lt Gen Paul Myers Award – 1st Place

Lieutenant General Paul W. Myers

Stephen Hetz Award – 2nd Place

Stephen Hetz

General Surgery

RADM Adam M. Robinson, MD Award – 1st Place

VADM Adam M. Robinson

GEN Robert E. Lee Award – 2nd Place

Brigadier General Robert E. Lee

 Trauma/Critical Care

The Colonel David G. Burris Award For Excellence In Trauma And Surgical Critical Care Research – 1st Place

CAPT (ret) Peter Rhee Trauma Award – 2nd Place

CAPT (ret) Peter Rhee


The 16th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery (WCES) jointly hosted by SAGES & CAGS is April 11-14, 2018 at the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington. The Military Surgical Symposium takes place April 11.