Ancillary events connect members during, after Clinical Congress


A number of Allied Meetings will take place in conjunction with and following the virtual ACS Clinical Congress 2020. Please contact Julianna Theberge at [email protected] with any questions and for meeting access links. All times Central Daylight Time.

Wednesday, September 30

Association of Pediatric Surgery Training Program Directors (APSTPD) Meeting
11:00 am–4:00 pm
Closed meeting to only the APSTPD members.

Monday, October 5

The Center for Surgery & Public Health, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, the MEASUR Project Meeting
3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Meeting of the Expert Advisory Panel (EAP) for Dr. Britt’s MEASUR project.

Journal of Surgical Research
4:00 pm–5:30 pm
Editorial Board Meeting, by invitation only

Florida Chapter, American College of Surgeons
4:30 pm–6:00 pm
All-Florida Reception, for current, former, and future Florida surgeons in the College

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
5:00 pm–5:45 pm
RCSI North American Chapter of Fellows Online Webinar, hosted by RCSI President Professor P. Ronan O’Connell. The webinar will go live at 5:00 pm as the featured video and be available for 12 hours on the same page. Following the 12 hours, we would ask those interested in viewing to email [email protected] and they will be provided with a separate link.

University of Chicago
5:00 pm–7:00 pm
Joint Chicago Reception

University of Connecticut, James Foster Surgical Society
5:00 pm–8:00 pm
James Foster Reception, hosted by the University of Connecticut (UConn) Department of Surgery and the James Foster Surgical Society for alumni and friends of the UConn Surgical Residency

Surgical Biology Club II
6:00 pm–6:30 pm
Scientific Meeting

Tuesday, October 6

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Open to General Surgery residents and Colorectal Surgery program directors only. An opportunity for general surgery residents to network with colorectal surgery program directors. They will also learn more about the specialty and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Residents can win a copy of the ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery, ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery or free registration to the 2021 Annual Meeting.

University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Surgery
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Please join the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Surgery, for a virtual reception announcing the Jon S. Thompson, M.D. Professorship.

Wednesday, October 7

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s Response to the Ongoing Pandemic
4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Thursday, October 8

The Association of Academic Surgical Administrators (AASA)
12:30 pm–3:00 pm
Preconference Workshop: Simple Rules to Manage Complex and Dynamic Situations, presented by Chris Bingham

4:00­­ pm–5:15 pm
Joint session with ACS

Friday, October 9

The American Journal of Surgery
9:00 pm–10:30 am
Editorial Board meeting, by invitation only

AASA
2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Educational Sessions

4:30 pm–7:00 pm
AASA Cecilia King Networking Reception

Tuesday, October 13

AASA
11:00 am­–2:00 pm
Education Sessions including Serwell Lecture

Wednesday, October 14

AASA
12:00 noon–2:00 pm
Education Session & AASA Annual Meeting Awards