2019 Annual Scientific Meeting


Session Recordings from the Annual Meeting

With emphasis on patient care, teaching and research, the 2019 ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting was designed for colon and rectal surgeons as well as general surgeons and others involved in the treatment of diseases affecting the colon, rectum and anus.

The presentations from the meeting, available to ASCRS members only, are intended to provide surgeons with in-depth and up-to-date knowledge relative to surgery for diseases of the colon, rectum and anus with emphasis on patient care, teaching and research.

View the session recordings.
Need the password? ASCRS members can view the password here.

ASCRS Award Winners

The "best and brightest" are honored with awards at the Annual Meeting. The Awards Committee is charged with evaluating scientific presentations for scientific merit, study design, conclusions, timeliness, and clarity of presentation for ASCRS and Regional Society Awards. Committee members meet daily during the Annual Meeting and attend all scientific and abstract sessions to evaluate each presentation. 

View the ASCRS 2019 award winners. 

Photos from ASCRS 2019

The annual meeting photopgrapher captured hundreds of shots of award presentations, e-poster sessions, social events and more.

Browse the selection and purchase photos online.

Annual Meeting Program

Do you need to reference something from the meeting? The Final Program provides information on workshops, symposia and more! 

Annual Meeting Abstract Book

View the abstracts list to review the exciting research presented this year!


The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. ASCRS takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credit

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Attendees can earn 1 CME credit for every 60 minutes of educational time.

Continuing Nursing Education Accreditation

SynAptiv is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16031 for 40 contact hours.