International Association for Surgical Metabolism and Nutrition
Welcome by the President
Olle Ljungqvist, M.D., Sweden
President IASMEN

Welcome to IASMEN !

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the home page of IASMEN, The International Association for Surgical Metabolism and Nutrition.

IASMEN is a global Society devoted to the development of improved nutritional care for surgical patients in all operating specialties by fostering and supporting research in the fields of clinical nutrition and metabolism. It attracts surgeons from all over the world.

IASMEN is an Integrated Society in the International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC) and holds a biennial congress with the International Surgical Week arranged by all member societies within the ISS/SIC.

IASMEN membership can be attained by filling out the application according to the instructions. Just click here to get the instructions and the application forms.

IASMEN members are automatically also accepted as members of the ISS/SIC, and as such receive the official journal of the societies; the World Journal of Surgery. In addition, IASMEN members have reduced congress fees at the biennial World Congress of Surgery.

Finally, as an active member of IASMEN you will have some of the world experts in the field of surgical nutrition and metabolism close by within the same society.

Let me welcome you to IASMEN, and I hope to also find you at our next congress and as a member of our Society.

Yours sincerely,

Olle Ljungqvist
President of IASMEN
Professor of Surgery
Írebro University Hospital & Karolinska Institutet