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Register today! Don't miss the 2018 ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting, May 19 - 23, 2018 in Nashville, TN!

Do you want to have hands-on experience in taTME? Register for the Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (taTME) workshop at the 2018 ASCRS 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting.


ASCRS’ online educational resources, CARSEP® and CREST®, are now hosted on a new robust, user-friendly platform.

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is saddened to report the passing of Dr. Bertram Portin on January 13, 2018. Dr. Portin was ASCRS president in 1981 – 82.

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons has designed their career center for both job seekers and employers looking to find the perfect candidate. The Career Center will provide you with the tools to find and secure the position you desire. Resume and job seeker tips are provided to increase your chances of finding the perfect position. 

Surgical practices, educational institutions, and clinics will find the ASCRS Career Center to be the best place to post their open positions. Reach out to hundreds of experienced colon and rectal surgeons and related professionals to find the best candidate. The best and brightest surgical residents are looking here to start their careers; ensure your company is recognized by highlighting your current openings on the ASCRS Career Center.



The Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee focuses primarily on the creation of practice guidelines for various procedures to assist physicians in caring for patients with colon and rectal disease and disorders. The following clinical practice guidelines have been published in ASCRS's scientific journal, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum.