Department of Surgery

Dr. Timothy Billiar Receives SUS Lifetime Achievement Award


Congratulations to Dr. Timothy R. Billiar on being awarded the prestigious Society of University Surgeons (SUS) Lifetime Achievement Award for 2023! This recognition is a testament to his outstanding contributions and remarkable dedication to the field of academic surgery.

Dr. Billiar’s exceptional leadership, unwavering commitment to advancing surgical science, and steadfast support of the SUS have truly set him apart. His dedication to mentorship and education, evidenced by his decades of training General Surgery residents and his role in shaping the next generation of surgical leaders, is truly commendable. Dr. Billiar’s remarkable career and numerous accolades are a source of inspiration for surgeons worldwide.

Dr Billiar was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 19th Annual Academic Surgical Congress in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, February 6, 2024. His contributions to the field of academic surgery are deeply appreciated and celebrated by the SUS, the entire surgical community, and the Department of Surgery. Once again, congratulations on this well-deserved honor, and may your legacy continue to inspire future generations of surgeons.