Daily Schedule-at-a-glance — Tuesday, October 26

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 Tuesday, October 26, includes the following sessions. All times are Central Time.

9:00 am

  • NL05: Herand Abcarian Lecture: 100 Years of Quality: Lessons for the Next 100 Years
  • NL06: Excelsior Surgical Society/Edward D. Churchill Lecture: American Surgery: First Doctor, Last Doctor
  • PS413: The Acute Abdomen in Pregnant Patients
  • PS414: Management of Anorectal Disease
  • SF415: 2021 Owen H. Wangensteen Scientific Forum Dedication, Excellence in Research, and Resident Research Scholarships
  • PS416: CRISPER Babies: The Role of Gene Editing in Human Enhancement
  • DC417: Technical Standards for Cancer Surgery: Bringing Evidence into Practice

10:00 am

  • PS421: The Difficult Stoma: How to Manage and Create a Safe and Functional Stoma in Challenging Circumstances
  • PS422: Management of Thromboembolic Disease in the Surgery Patient
  • PS423: Fostering and Effective Rural-Military Collaboration to Ensure Workforce Competency and Coverage
  • PS424: Hepatocellular Carcinoma: When Is the Right Time for Surgical Intervention?
  • PS425: Decreasing Health Care Disparities Through Addressing Cultural Competence
  • PS426: Telemedicine in Surgery: What’s New

11:00 am

  • PS431: Beyond the DeMeester Score: When to Recommend Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • PS432: Acute Care Surgery: Which Model is Best?
  • PS433: Breaking Barriers: Minority Women Pioneers in Surgery
  • PS434: Optimal Use of Molecular Markers for the Thyroid Nodules
  • PS435: All Risk and No Glory: Dealing with the Difficult Gallbladder
  • PS436: Sports Injuries: Current Management of Hand, Head, Face and Groin Injuries
  • SC437: Contemporary Strategies for Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair (Didactic Only)

12:00 noon

  • PS441: Lumps, Bumps, and Sarcomas: How to Manage Extremity Masses and Avoid Dangerous Unplanned Excisions
  • SL442: Should COVID-19 Vaccination Be Mandatory?
  • ME443: Breast Cancer Management 2021
  • VE444: General Surgery – Hernia I
  • PS445: Thriving, Not Just Surviving, As A Rural Surgeon
  • PS446: Ergonomics and the Surgeon

1:00 pm

  • NL07: Scudder Oration on Trauma: Trauma, Education, Communication and Implementing Change
  • NL08: Olga M. Jonasson Lecture: Grit In-Spite of Adversity, in the Pursuit of Excellence
  • PS453: Adult Head and Neck Masses
  • PS545: Pilonidal Disease: Go Big or Go Small?
  • PS455: The Road to a Successful Surgical Practice
  • PS456: The Role of Robotics in Gastrointestinal Oncologic Surgery
  • SC457: Essential Vascular Ultrasound for General Surgery (Didactic Only)

2:00 pm

  • PS461: Emergency Surgical Diseases of the Colon
  • PS462: Gastric Cancer Management in the Real World: How to Optimize Outcomes for Individual Patients
  • PS463: Pediatric Trauma for the General Surgeon
  • PS464: Contemporary Management of Superficial Venous Disease
  • PS465: Diversity and Inclusion in Surgery: Practicing What We Preach
  • PS466: Assessing Frailty in the Surgical Patient

3:00 pm

  • PS471: Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
  • PS472: Pushing Boundaries vs. Crossing the Line with Social Media
  • PS473: Global Perspectives on the Management of Cholecystitis: New Answers to an Old Question
  • PS474: Clostridium Difficile Colitis: What Every Surgeon Should Know
  • PS475: Association of Program Directors in Surgery (APDS) Panels
  • PS476: Surgery Related Lymphedema; Prevention; Identification and Treatment
  • SC477: Endoscopic Submucosal Interventions: Intramural Surgery (Didactic Only)