Biennial Meeting

Update: May 2020 meeting has been postponed


After careful and thoughtful deliberations, the 23rd Congress of the Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society and Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Alumni Symposium meeting will not take place in May, 2020.  We anticipate rescheduling as soon as possible in Houston, Texas with more details to follow.
We know you are committed to a successful MEDISS/Alumni meeting and with travel bans and concerns on COVID-19 postponement is necessary. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Please visit for updates and