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October 16-20 | San Diego, CA
In the Herand Abcarian Lecture, David E. Beck, MD, FACS, discussed how applying critical thinking toward each component of perioperative care can lead to advances in workflow efficiencies and improved patient outcomes.
Chair of the ACS Board of Regents Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH, FACS, DFSVS, MAMSE, moderated a Town Hall session addressing factors for determining whether a surgeon should continue to operate. “Being too old to operate is not the same thing as retiring,” he said.
Bruce D. Schirmer, MD, FACS, MAMSE, will deliver the inaugural lecture sponsored by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Once considered a fringe specialty, bariatric surgery is now recognized for decreasing the mortality rate of these procedures tenfold over 20 years.
The ACS and American Society of Anesthesiologists held a Special Session addressing how to better develop and advocate for long-term solutions that recognize the full value of surgical care to the health of communities, including overcoming challenges with Medicare and private pay.
Today is the final day to explore ACS Central, located in the center of the Exhibit Hall. There is space to relax, recharge devices, have a snack, talk with colleagues, update your member profile, and sit for a free professional headshot.
The Annual Business Meeting is an opportunity for Members to stay up to date on important College business. ACS Officers and Governors are elected at this event each year.
Meeting participants and their families are invited to this complimentary event to close out their Clinical Congress 2022 experience. Food, drinks, entertainment, and camaraderie are on the menu to celebrate the conclusion of the College’s first in-person meeting in 3 years.
Attendees describe some of the concepts they will take home with them from this year’s Clinical Congress in San Diego.