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October 16-20 | San Diego, CA
ACS President Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, encourages surgical professionals to take advantage of the educational and networking opportunities offered October 3–7 at the virtual ACS Clinical Congress 2020. Registration for this year’s programming is free.
As part of the Convocation at the virtual Clinical Congress, J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, the Richard T. Myers Professor and Chairman, department of surgery, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, will be installed as the 2020-2021 President of the ACS alongside First Vice-President H. Randolph Bailey, MD, FACS, FASCRS, and Second Vice-President Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCO.
A cadre of nine prominent surgeons from around the world will be awarded Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons at the Convocation on Sunday, October 4, during the virtual Clinical Congress.
Supporting the American College of Surgeon’s long-standing position on smoking cessation, two panel sessions at the virtual Clinical Congress will inform and update surgeons on the current issues, guidelines, and legislation surrounding the use and abuse of smoking and vaping tobacco and marijuana in elective surgery patients.
Make the most of your 2020 Clinical Congress experience by visiting the virtual ACS Central. ACS Central is the place to learn about ACS programs and products, and purchase ACS-branded items and publications.
ACS Cancer Programs has scheduled a range of educational sessions on the latest advances in cancer care at the virtual Clinical Congress 2020. The Commission on Cancer Annual Meeting, however, has been rescheduled for late October.
Industry events showcasing the latest innovations in surgical products and services have been reformatted for a virtual experience at the Virtual Clinical Congress.
A number of Allied Meetings will take place in conjunction with and following the virtual Clinical Congress.
The inaugural edition of Surgical Education and Self-Assessment Program® (SESAP) 17 Advanced is now available and offers in-depth content addressing complex and evolving topics.
Despite the unusual circumstances of 2020, there have been several exciting developments in Trauma Education.
Now featuring nearly 85 modules, Evidence-Based Decisions in Surgery continues to expand. The Division of Education showcases new and updated modules.
The American College of Surgeons Surgeon Specific Registry (ACS SSR™) has a legacy of positively affecting patient care by serving the needs of individual surgeons in tracking their cases, measuring outcomes, and complying with the changing regulatory requirements.
The virtual Clinical Congress will get underway the weekend of October 3–4 with multiple sessions spefiically for young surgeons, medical students, and residents.
The ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Awards and Surgical Volunteerism Awards recognize remarkable commitment to providing care to underserved populations. This year’s honors are Robert Riviello, MD, MPH, FACS; Arthur L. Trask, MD, FACS; and Aaron Epstein, MD.