Daily Schedule-at-a-glance — Monday, October 25

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress provides cutting-edge educational opportunities for surgeons, medical students, surgical residents, and other members of the operating room team at all stages of their careers. The Scientific Program for Monday, October 25, includes the following sessions. All times are Central Time.

8:00 am

  • SI301: Opening Ceremony

8:30 am

  • NL01: Martin Memorial Lecture: COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Remaining Challenges

9:00 am

  • PS311: Contemporary Management of Acute Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis
  • NL02: John H. Gibbon, Jr., Lecture
  • PS313: Diverticulitis: Real Life Decisions for Real Life Cases
  • PS314: Total Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer: Watch and Wait
  • SF315: Clinical Trials/Late-Breaking Abstracts
  • PS316: Global Engagement
  • DC317: Annual Update in Surgical Critical Care

10:00 am

  • PS321: Special Considerations in Endoscopic Foregut Surgery
  • PS322: Management of Complications of Facial Surgery
  • PS323: Antibiotics vs. Appendectomy for Appendicitis-Long-term Results from the CODA Trial
  • PS324: Imaging the Pediatric Brain and Cervical Spine
  • PS325: Surgical Innovation: Taking an Idea All the Way
  • PS326: Damage Control: Navigating the Process of Self-Reflection and Remediation After an Accusation

11:00 am

  • PS331: The Difficult Parathyroid
  • PS332: Update on the Care of the Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Patient
  • PS333: Humanitarian Surgical Outreach at Home and Abroad: Reports of the 2020 Volunteerism and Humanitarian Award Winners
  • PS334: Appendicitis: Optimal Treatment for Best Outcomes
  • PS335: Update on Dialysis Access
  • PS336: Surgeons’ Contributions to Value-based Compensation
  • PS337: Advanced Therapeutic Colonoscopy and Endoluminal Surgery (Didactic Only)

12:00 noon

  • SL341: Surgery Residency Training Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic: Perspectives from the ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators™
  • PS342: Contemporary Management of Adolescent Gonadal Malignancy
  • PS343: Trauma in the Pregnant Patient
  • PS344: Peer Review: A Principle Under Threat
  • PS345: Controversies in the Management of the Acute Abdomen
  • PS346: Essentials of Negotiation: Beyond Your First Contract

1:00 pm

  • NL03: Charles G. Drake History of Surgery Lecture: The Evolution of Modern Day Spine Surgery: Conflict, Compromise and Collaboration
  • NL04: I. S. Ravdin Lecture in the Basic and Surgical Sciences
  • PS353: Priming the Surgical Pipeline for Underrepresented Minorities
  • PS354: Management of Severe Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • PS355: Understanding Root Causes of Violence: Social Determinants of Health and Firearm Violence
  • PS356: Pediatric Cardiothoracic Patients: How to Transition Them to Adult Care
  • SC357: Can Ultrasound Replace Your Stethoscope? Ultrasound Skills in Your Clinical Practice: Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) (Didactic Only)

2:00 pm

  • PS361: Improving the Surgical Care of the Geriatric Patient
  • PS362: Pediatric Aerodigestive Foreign Bodies
  • PS363: Liver Transplantation for Colorectal Hepatic Metastatic Disease: Different Practices Around the World
  • PS364: Improving Breast Cancer Outcomes in Black Women: Time for a Change
  • PS365: From the Street to the ICU: Whole Blood and the Future of Resuscitation for Hemorrhagic Shock
  • PS366: Dealing with Microaggressions and Unconscious Bias Utilizing Conflict Management and Bystander Training

3:00 pm

  • PS371: The Resurgence of Open Non-Mesh Inguinal Hernia Repair: What’s Old Is New Again
  • PS372: Multidisciplinary Approach to Vascular Trauma
  • ME373: Complex Abdominal Trauma
  • PS374: The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Surgery: Future or Fantasy?
  • VE375: General Surgery – Gastrointestinal Disease I
  • PS376: Latin American Day

4:00 pm

  • PS381: Colorectal Anastomotic Leaks: Prevention, Early Detection and Novel Treatments
  • PS382: Optimizing the National Surgical Workforce
  • PS383: Intimate Partner Violence: What Every Surgeon Should Know
  • VE384: Challenging and Unusual Problems in Surgery