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October 16-20 | San Diego, CA
ACS President J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, outlines the cutting-edge Scientific Program and engagement activities for surgeons in 2021, all designed to equip them with “the knowledge and skills to achieve the best outcomes in the ever-changing environment of health care.”
Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FASCME, MAMSE, Director, ACS Division of Education; Stephen C. Yang, MD, FACS, Chair of the Committee on Medical Student Education; and other experts offer advice for medical students.
Presenter Heather Yeo, MD, MHS, discusses results from the National Study of Expectations and Attitudes of Residents in Surgery (NEARS) to help inform actions to address inequity.
Keith A. Delman, MD, FACS; Gurjit Sandhu, PhD; Karen J. Brasel, MD, MPH, FACS; and Rebecca Williams-Karnesky, MD, PhD, MEdPsych, will discuss the “next frontier” in surgical education in a Clinical Congress Panel Session.
Clinical Congress provides leading-edge educational opportunities for surgeons, medical students, surgical residents, and other members of the operating room team. Today’s programming begins at 9:00 am Central Time.
ACS Cancer Programs offers sessions on a range of topics, including breast cancer outcomes, technical standards for cancer surgery, robotics, genetics, and genomics.
Ten panelists—including Christopher DuCoin, MD, MPH, FACS, John H. Stewart, IV, MD, MBA, FACS, and Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS—identify a variety of pathways for pursuing engagement opportunities within ACS, including opportunities for medical students, residents, and surgeons.
Physicians are eligible to claim CME Credits for sessions they attend during the five-day meeting as well as sessions they complete following the meeting.