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Surgical Specialty Series: Meet Colon and Rectal Surgery

Monday, May 10 | 7:00 pm CT

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Join RAS-ACS for a casual conversation with medical students and others interested in a career in surgery, exploring subspecialties. Each month, we will host a discussion with those involved in a unique sub-specialty. This month, we will explore the sub-specialty of colon and rectal surgery.

Discussion Topics

  • Why I chose a career in colon and rectal surgery
  • Future directions in colon and rectal surgery
  • Applying for fellowships


Joshua Sommovilla, MD

Joshua Sommovilla, MD
RAS-ACS Liaison to the ACS Colon and Rectal Surgery Advisory Council

Dr. Sommovilla is a colon and rectal surgeon in New Orleans, LA. He received his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA.


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This event is sponsored by the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons.