More than 90,000 instructors across the globe are now able to offer the STOP THE BLEED course in-person or in a virtual format. The new virtual option has expanded opportunities to educate communities about bleeding control.
Studies show that patients prefer to receive their health care information from the person they trust the most—their own surgeon. The “Toolkit” will enable surgeons and the entire health care team to text, e-mail, or print materials for their patients at any point of care.
SESAP 17 Advanced is composed of 243 newly constructed, multiple-choice, case-based questions, across five modules—abdomen and alimentary tract, breast, endocrine, surgical critical care, and trauma. Each module explores topics more deeply than the corresponding category or categories of SESAP 17 and addresses emerging and complex topics that may have been beyond the scope of the more general SESAP 17 content.
Physicians are eligible to claim Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits for sessions they attended during the five-day meeting as well as sessions they complete following the meeting. The deadline to claim CME or a certificate of completion is February 1, 2022.
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.
Compensation is just one component of a physician’s contract. Nasim Hedayati, MD, FACS, RPVI; Steven L. Chen, MD, FACS; and Jennifer Tseng, MD, FACS, outlined factors to take into account when evaluating a job opportunity.
Panelists including Danny R. Robinette, MD, FACS, and L. Arick Forrest, MD, MBA, identified the gaps in formulaic compensation models that integrate quality and payment and offered strategies for implementing alternate reimbursement models.
This year’s AWSF Awards honorees include Kathleen Casey, MD, FACS; Mary Brandt, MD, FACS, FAAP; Felicitas Koller, MD, FACS; David Livingston, MD, FACS; Chelsea Harris, MD; Kelly Brennan, MD; and Abra Shen, MD.
The National Safety Council Award for Service to Safety awardee is Susan M. Briggs, MD, FACS. Sponsored by the National Safety Council and nominated by the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the ACS COT, the award recognizes outstanding service to safety by surgeons or surgical organizations.