• ACS President: Register and join us today at Clinical Congress 2020

    ACS President: Register and join us today at Clinical Congress 2020

    The virtual Clinical Congress is underway with an impressive program, and registration is still open. At this evening’s Convocation, President Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, will pass the Presidential Medallion and Gavel to J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS. Incoming officers of the College, new Initiates into ACS Fellowship, nine Honorary Fellows, and recipients of the Distinguished Service Award also will be recognized.

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  • Dr. Sanfey to receive Distinguished Service Award for exemplary leadership

    Dr. Sanfey to receive Distinguished Service Award for exemplary leadership

    The ACS Board of Regents will present its highest honor accorded annually—the Distinguished Service Award—to Dr. Hilary A. Sanfey at Convocation. She is being honored “for high standards of professionalism in patient care and toward colleagues, for attention to surgeon well-being and resilience and for development of equity, inclusion and opportunity for all surgeons in the profession.”

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  • Dr. Briggs honored with Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Inspiring Women in Surgery Award

    Dr. Briggs honored with Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Inspiring Women in Surgery Award

    This year’s Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Inspiring Women in Surgery Award will be given to Dr. Susan Miller Briggs. This honor from the ACS Women in Surgery Committee recognizes an individual’s significant contributions to the advancement of women surgeons.

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  • Dr. Frank K. Butler, Jr., to receive Distinguished Lifetime Military Contribution Award

    Dr. Frank K. Butler, Jr., to receive Distinguished Lifetime Military Contribution Award

    In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of surgery during his military service, Dr. Frank K. Butler, Jr., a retired U.S. Navy captain, will receive the ACS Distinguished Lifetime Military Contribution Award.

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  • 2020 RAS-ACS Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award goes to Dr. Carp

    2020 RAS-ACS Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award goes to Dr. Carp

    Dr. Ned Z. Carp is being recognized by the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons as the Outstanding Mentor of the Year for his support in building a strong foundation for a resident’s surgical career.

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  • RAS-ACS Symposium brings resident unionization controversy to forefront

    RAS-ACS Symposium brings resident unionization controversy to forefront

    The Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS) Symposium will address the complex stressors faced by surgical residents and the controversy surrounding one mechanism for resident advocacy. Resident Unionization: Future of Resident Advocacy or Deterioration of Our Profession? will feature a panel of residents and experienced surgeons.

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  • Surgical history programming highlights pioneers and young innovators

    A History of Surgery Poster Session sponsored by the History and Archives Committee, the Charles G. Drake History of Surgery Named Lecture, a Panel Session on Surgical Specialties and Their Evolution, and lectures featured among the on-demand Special Interest Sessions offer an in depth look at how surgery has developed over time.

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  • YFA invites new Initiates and Fellows to Annual Meeting and Reception

    YFA invites new Initiates and Fellows to Annual Meeting and Reception

    The Young Fellows Association (YFA) Annual Meeting on October 5 is an opportunity to meet the YFA leadership, discover ways to get involved in the College, and learn from veteran ACS members.

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  • Why become FACS, and how do you do it?

    A session answering these questions will be available on-demand throughout the Clinical Congress.

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  • Mark your calendar for the 2020 TQIP Annual Meeting

    Mark your calendar for the 2020 TQIP Annual Meeting

    An exciting virtual conference is planned to commemorate the Trauma Quality Improvement Program’s 10th anniversary with a range of content focusing on performance improvement, best practices, new trauma standards, team building, and more.

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  • STOP THE BLEED® keeps moving forward

    STOP THE BLEED® keeps moving forward

    Since the program’s inception, more than 1.5 million individuals have been trained around the world. An updated STOP THE BLEED® portal provides quicker instructor approval and class administration.

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  • Quality surgical education resources put patients first

    The College’s Patient Education program has developed an extensive collection of evidence-based resources to help members assure patient-centered care, from informational brochures that explain surgical procedures to home skills kits that prepare patients and their caretakers in the critical role they play in recovery.

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  • Clinical Congress CME opportunities: What you can expect

    The ACS Division of Education staff stands at the ready to help virtual Clinical Congress attendees navigate CME opportunities including more than 200 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, more than 25 sessions designated as offering Credit to Address Regulatory Mandates, and more than 70 sessions designated as offering Credit to Address ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements.

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