The Board of Directors of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Foundation will present the 2019 Distinguished Philanthropist Award to Christopher K. Payne, MD, FACS, at its annual Donor Recognition Luncheon Monday. The award recognizes Dr. Payne for his philanthropic endeavors, service to the surgical profession, and long-lasting contributions to the medical community and the ACS.
Patricia J. Numann, MD, FACS, Past-President of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and a general surgeon from Syracuse, NY, will receive the ACS Lifetime Achievement Award at Sunday night’s Convocation.
The American College of Surgeons and the Women in Surgery Committee are honored to present the 2019 Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Inspiring Women Award to Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, MD, FACS, at Convocation Sunday night.
Recipients of the 2019 American College of Surgeons Board of Governors (B/G) Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards will be recognized Tuesday evening at the Board of Governors annual reception/dinner. Recipients were selected by the B/G Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup.
The newest editon of the Surgical Education and Self-Assessment Program (SESAP®) is being unveiled this week at Clinical Congress 2019. The new edition is available at the SESAP exhibit in ACS Central.
The fifth annual Excelsior Surgical Society Symposium will take place Sunday at Clincal Congress. The theme of this year’s meeting is The Complete Surgeon. The program will be educational for surgeons at every stage of their career.
Make the most of your Clinical Congress experience and visit ACS Central Monday through Wednesday in the Exhibit Hall. ACS Central is your go-to place to learn about the latest College programs and services, engage with ACS staff, purchase publications and ACS-branded merchandise only available at Clinical Congress, get together with friends and colleagues, charge your devices, or simply sit and relax.
A new series of interactive and engaging 30-minute sessions will be offered Monday through Wednesday at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Central Theatre to showcase innovative patient engagement and education programs. Learn about new requirements, best practices, and all the resources that the ACS offers to support surgical patients to ensure their safe recovery post-discharge.
The American College of Surgeons Foundation will present a financial planning seminar Tuesday in the ACS Theatre. Learn the latest news on charitable giving options, such as independent retirement account rollovers, trusts, estate planning, and bequests.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Advocacy and Health Policy team advocates for surgeons at the federal and state level. To learn about the College’s efforts, stop by the ACS Theatre in ACS Central, 1:15−2:15 pm Monday.
The Association of Women Surgeons (AWS), founded in 1981, is a not-for-profit educational and professional organization, the mission of which is to inspire, encourage, and enable women surgeons to realize their professional and personal goals. It offers its members a community of mentoring, education, and networking; promotes leadership opportunities; and celebrates the achievements of women surgeons worldwide. On Saturday, AWS hosted educational sessions at its 2019 annual conference, with the theme Sculpting Our Future.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Education is showcasing new and updated modules of Evidence-Based Decisions in Surgery (EBDS) this year at Clinical Congress. Now featuring more than 75 modules, EBDS continues to expand.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Mastery in General Surgery Program offers graduating residents a unique experience following their formal training—a professional development opportunity that is tailored to their individual career interests. The Mastery Program will host an informal Meet and Greet Tuesday in the Education area of ACS Central.
The mission of the American College of Surgeons Operation Giving Back (OGB) program is to leverage the passion, skills, and humanitarian ethos of the surgical community to effectively meet the needs of medically underserved populations. OGB is sponsoring or supporting several sessions and activities at this year’s Clinical Congress. Surgeons at all stages of their career and in all specialties are encouraged to participate.
Clinical Congress 2019 offers more than 300 educational opportunities for surgeons at every career stage. Discover the latest in surgical technology and experience educational content on the most relevant surgical practices today.
Before you leave for San Francisco to attend Clinical Congress, make sure you’re prepared by reading our rundown of helpful meeting information. Learn about everything from Convocation and registration hours to ACS Taste of the City and Surgeons Who Selfie.
Three Special Sessions will provide in-depth looks at three timely and important topics: the ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators™, the ACS member survey on firearm injury prevention and advocacy, and quality-of-care standards in cancer surgery.
Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, FACS, FAAP, FRCSEng(Hon), and Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME, offer a personal invitation on behalf of the Clinical Congress Program Committee and the ACS Division of Education.
Clinical Congress 2019 will feature 11 Named Lectures, beginning with the Martin Memorial Lecture by veteran journalist Nina Totenberg immediately following the Opening Ceremony on Monday morning, October 28.