Learn more about the management of rectal gastrointestinal straomal tumors (GIST).

View this CREST Core Subject module "Localized Ileocecal Crohn's Disease: Surgery vs. Medical Therapy" for an in-depth analysis of management of Crohn's disease and postoperative surveillance following ileal or ileocolic resection.

Use this CREST module to learn about the role of biologic agents in IBD.

This CREST module provides an update on outcomes and techniques for ventral mesh rectopexy. 

ASCRS congratulates recipients of 2018 Awards!

The ASCRS abstract submission site for the 2019 ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting is open! Original abstracts may now be submitted for the 2019 ASCRS Annual Meeting, which will be held June 1- 5, 2019 in Cleveland, OH.

Access this CREST Core Subject module for a thorugh review of the definition, work-up and treatment of constipation.

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons mourns the passing of Stuart H. Q. Quan, MD, who was ASCRS president in 1979 – 80. 

The ASCRS Executive Council meets throughout the year to discuss and vote on important matters that shape the direction of the Society. To help keep members informed, ASCRS is publishing regular updates online that highlight the Council’s latest activities. 

To access the highlights, log in at the top of this page and then scroll down to the right column, where you will see Executive Council Meetings Highlights.

The Association of Program Directors for Colon and Rectal Surgery (APDCRS) has introduced and is encouraging use of the Colon and Rectal Surgery Resident Assessment application for applicants to our residency programs.