About us

Infections in Surgery (IS) ACADEMY is an independent alliance promoted in 2019 by the Global Alliance for Infections in Surgery,the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES), the Surgical Infection Society (SIS), the Surgical Infection Society-Europe (SIS-E)  and the World...

Scientific committee

  Joseph Solomkin   Luca Ansaloni   Marja Boermeester   Fausto Catena   Federico Coccolini   Jared Huston   Lillian Kao   Yoram Kluger   Kemal Rasa   Ines Rubio-Perez   Massimo Sartelli (committee coordinator)   Robert Sawyer    

Promoting Societies


Website managers

  Belinda De Simone   Antonio Tarasconi   Cristian Tranà

Free webinar meeting

On December 11th, #WarninginSurgeryDay, every surgeon from all over the world will be able to connect and participate in a free webinar meeting. The webinar meeting will be free and will be accessible to all in all parts of the...


On 11 December, we call on surgeons from across the world to take action and raise awareness to prevent and manage appropriately infections across the surgical pathway. Appropriate use of antibiotics and compliance with infection prevention and control measures should...

Be vigilant about sepsis

Acute appendicitis

The natural history of appendicitis has been described in three stages: (1) a normal appendix, (2) uncomplicated acute appendicitis, and (3) complicated appendicitis, according to their macroscopic and microscopic appearance and clinical relevance. The high morbidity and occasional mortality...
Acute left colonic diverticulitis (ALCD) is a common problem encountered by surgeons in the acute setting. It encompasses a variety of conditions, ranging from localized diverticular inflammation to perforation and fecal peritonitis. Daily decisions in the diagnosis and treatment...