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The mission of the Cleveland Surgical Society is to improve the science and art of surgery and the interchange of medical knowledge and information, to promote research to improve the quality and safety of surgery and surgical procedures and to engage in scientific or educational  programs for the benefit of the surgeons and medical community of Northeastern Ohio.

Donald M Glover MD

Donald M Glover, MD

Founding member and First President of the Cleveland Surgical Society - 1949. From the Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland, Ohio (1955) and the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

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Students, Residents, Fellows
Stump the Stars

William Halsted, MD

"Stump the Stars"
January (TBD), 2025

Stump the Stars
 has become one of popular meetings of the Society where students, residents and fellows of regional training programs present unusual cases to a distinguished panel of local surgeons (The Stars).


72nd Annual Resident Essay Contest
May (TBD), 2025

The Resident Essay Contest is the hallmark event of the Society.  Instituted in 1954, this forum encourages presentation of research and clinical topics by medical student, residents and fellows from the regional academic programs.

Resident Essay Contest

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Cleveland War Memorial Fountain

Sculpted by Marshall Fredericks (1908-98), the memorial is the inspiration for the Society logo.  (Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer, May 2008)

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