48th Annual Meeting — June 24-26, 2022, Hotel Emma
San Antonio, Texas


dot  Distinguished Guest Speaker — Harry T. Papaconstantinou, MD, FACS

Dr. Harry T. Papaconstantinou

Professor & Chairman, Department of Surgery
Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Baylor Scott and White Memorial Hospital and Clinic
Temple, TX

Dr. Papaconstantinou is certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He specializes in diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus. In his 21+ years of experience, Dr. Papaconstantinou has published a total of 97 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on colorectal subjects, and he is a member of multiple medical societies. Dr. Papaconstantinou maintains a very busy academic and clinical practice. He is an active researcher but still finds time to educate medical students, surgical residents, and colorectal fellows.


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Welcoming back the graduates of 2017, 2012, 2007, 2002, 1997, 1992, 1987, 1982, 1977, 1972.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the UT Health San Antonio Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine. The Long School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Long School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


dot  Additional information:
dot  Meeting location and accommodations:
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Emma, 136 E. Grayson St., San Antonio, TX 78215. The single/double occupancy guest room rate, subject to availability, is $330/night plus taxes and fees. The “cut-off date” for reserving rooms in the Room Block is Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Reservation requests received after the cut-off date will be based on availability at the hotel’s prevailing rates. Reservations can be made by calling (877) 801-6134 or through the web address www.thehotelemma.com. Please identify yourself as part of the J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society group. If registering online, please use the special group identification code of JB0622 to obtain the contracted rate. Click here to register with contracted rates online.

dot  Meeting events:

Friday, June 24, 2022

Resident Paper Competition – 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Medical School Room 309-310L

Residents will present clinical and basic science research. Prizes will be awarded to the top three presenters in each category. In addition, our honorary guest speaker, Dr. Harry Papaconstantinou, will be presenting after lunch. Please use the annual meeting registration form to register for this event.

Welcome Lunch – 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. (approximate)
Holly Auditorium Foyer

Join us for a delicious lunch and the opportunity to visit with members, colleagues, staff, housestaff and guests. Please use the annual meeting registration form to register for this event.

Spouses' Dinner – 6:30 p.m.
Supper at Hotel Emma, 136 E Grayson St

ALL spouses are invited and encouraged to attend! Please use the annual meeting registration form to register for this event. Please include the cell phone number of your spouse on the registration form. Please arrive by 6:30pm. The reservation is under Robyn Myers.

Senior Residents’ Farewell Dinner, – 7:00 p.m.
Hotel Emma, Elephant Cellar, 136 E Grayson St

The farewell banquet is highlighted by an awards ceremony, followed by a light-hearted resident roast and a faculty roast.

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Annual Business Meeting / State of the Department Address, – 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Hotel Emma, Elephant Cellar, 136 E Grayson St

Scientific Symposium, – 9:35 a.m. - 5:05 p.m.
Hotel Emma, Elephant Cellar, 136 E Grayson St

Please use the annual meeting registration form to register for this event. Dr. Papaconstantinou will be presenting right before lunch.

Lunch (on your own) – 12:25 - 1:55 p.m. (approximate)
Please plan to have lunch at one of the many delicious restaurants at the Pearl with members, faculty, housestaff, guests and families.

Black Tie Banquet, – 7:00 p.m.
Hotel Emma, Elephant Cellar, 136 E Grayson St

Please use the annual meeting registration form to register for this event.

J. Kent Trinkle Alumni Cocktail Event, – 10:00 p.m.
Hotel Emma, Courtyard/Foyer, 136 E Grayson St

The J. Kent Trinkle Alumni Cocktail Event will be held in the Courtyard and foyer at the Hotel Emma. The event will be an informal gathering (no registration is required).

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Golf Tournament, – Tee Times Begin at 9:09a.m. (meet at 8:40 a.m.)
Brackenridge Park Golf Course, 2315 Avenue B

The golf tournament will be held at Brackenridge Park Golf Course at 2315 Avenue B -- tee times begin at 9:09am. The format will be a four-man scramble and the cost is $78 per person. Members are encouraged to sponsor a resident for this event. Guests are welcome. Please use the annual meeting registration form to register for this event. Please plan to meet in the Pro Shop by 8:40am.

Sporting Clays, – 9:00 a.m.
National Shooting Complex, 5931 Roft Rd

The sporting clay event will be held at the National Shooting Complex at 5931 Roft Rd. (210-254-1537) beginning at 9:00am. The National Shooting Complex will provide Certified Instructors, loaner guns (you may also bring your own), ammunition, eye and ear protection, and beverages. Fifty sporting clays will be offered to each participant at a cost of $133. Members are encouraged to sponsor a resident for this event. Guests are welcome. Please use the annual meeting registration form to register for this event. Please plan to meet at the National Shooting Complex by 8:45am.