Annual Meeting

The joint annual meeting of the SCS and AIA will take place at the San Francisco Hilton in San Francisco, CA, from January 6-9, 2016.

For information about submitting abstracts and proposals to the SCS Program Committee, please go to our Abstract and Proposals site, or go to the Annual Meeting home page for information on submitting abstracts for organizer-refereed panels and affiliated group panels.

Letter from the President

Dear Colleagues,
I begin with a big thank you to the membership. In my last message on annual giving I mentioned that the Board of Directors wanted to make annual meeting travel awards more robust for our colleagues who are most vulnerable, and I asked you to consider this when contributing to the Society.
The response was most gratifying! READ MORE

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Member Spotlight

Charles Pazdernik

Charles Pazdernik - Before and After His Bicycle Accident

On the morning of July 14, 2014  Dr. Charles (Chuck) Pazdernik was involved in a very serious accident while cycling to work, damaging his spinal cord at the neck.  After a speedy surgery, Chuck was fitted with a "halo" to keep his head immobile while his spine healed; he lacked any sensory or motor function below his chest.  Chuck began a very long recovery, which at first aimed to strengthen his upper body and to prepare him for life in a wheelchair.  While Chuck and his family worked hard to understand...

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