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2018 state legislative review and a look toward 2019

2018 state legislative review and a look toward 2019

State legislative priorities for 2018, including bills addressing trauma, injury prevention, scope of practice, out-of-network billing, UEVHPA and MOC, are identified as are key issues for 2019.

Brazil Chapter: ACS Region 14 Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: ACS Governors from chapters in Latin America and the Caribbean attended the Annual Meeting of Region 14 on September 11. This meeting was held in conjunction with the Regional Congress of Rio de Janeiro of the Central Nucleus of the Brazilian College of Surgeons. The ACS General Surgery Review Course was offered during this event, which was the first of its kind in Brazil. Photo: Savino Gasparini, MD, FACS, ACS Governor (left), and 2017–2018 ACS President Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS(Hon).

Chapter news

ACS chapter meetings, meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

State Lobby Days

2018 State Lobby Days: Opening doors in the state capitols

Summarizes activities and issues discussed at State Lobby Days in 2018, including Stop the Bleed awareness training.

Saudi Arabia Chapter

Chapter news

ACS chapter meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Chapter News

Chapter news

ACS chapter meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Chapters

Chapter news

ACS chapter meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Capitol dome

2017 state legislative update: Lawmakers engage on MOC, trauma funding, and other issues

State legislative priorities for the ACS in 2017, including Maintenance of Certification, trauma funding, and video taping of operations,  are summarized.

NCCACS lobby day: Andre R. Campbell, MD, FACS, (left) ACS Governor, NCCACS, with Pascal Fuchshuber, MD, FACS, President, NCCACS, at the Stop the Bleed teaching session in Sacramento

Chapter news

ACS chapter meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Nevada Chapter: From left: Drs. McNickle, McNicoll, Chestovich, Rivera, and Kuhls

Chapter news

ACS chapter meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Advocacy

2017 state legislative year in review and a look toward 2018

State legislative priorities for 2017, including scope of practice, Maintenance of Certification, and opioids, are identified as are key issues for 2018.

Chapters

Chapter news

ACS chapter meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Figure 3. Resource Center

Local and global opportunities for member engagement

This month’s column focuses on the value of joining your local ACS chapter and of participating in Operation Giving Back.

Louisiana Chapter: Quyen D. Chu, MD, FACS (left) presents the LA-ACS Humanitarian Award to Dr. Shokouh-Amiri

Chapter news

ACS chapter meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Physicians gathered outside the Wisconsin Senate Chamber for Wisconsin Doctor Day 2017

ACS Chapter Lobby Days Program: Surgeons work the halls of state capitols to advocate for the profession

The advocacy-related activities of several ACS chapters this year—many supported by the ACS Chapter Lobby Day Grant program—are summarized.

Michigan Chapter: Michigan Chapter members meet with Senator Stabenow (center, in red) at the Leadership and Advocacy Summit, and included the following (from left): Peter Beaulieu, DO, vascular surgery resident, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids; Nicolas J. Mouawad, MD, MPH, MBA, RPVI, chief, vascular and endovascular surgery, McLaren Bay Region, Bay City, and Chair, Resident and Associate Society of the ACS; Dr. Mansour; Senator Stabenow; David L. Chengelis, MD, FACS, advanced laparoscopic surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Detroit; Beth Stallman, MD, general surgery resident, St. John Hospital, Detroit; Farwa Batool, MD, general surgery resident, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor; and David A. Bloom, MD, FACS, chair, department of urology, and Jack Lapides Professor of Urology, University of Michigan

Chapter news

ACS chapter meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Chapter News

Inaugural Chapter Officer Leadership Program promotes best practices for effective chapter management

More than 30 Chapter Officers attended a new program designed specifically for them at the ACS 2017 Leadership & Advocacy Summit.

Dr. Kane

Chapter news

ACS chapter meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter: Winners of the Resident Jeopardy Tournament (front row, from left), Drs. Brady, Rivera, Nowak, Gianonne, and Hall. Back row, from left: Drs. Butcher, Kolff, and Johnson.

Chapter news

ACS chapter meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Connecticut Chapter: Roland Assi, MD, and Roger Patron-Lozano, MD, Yale University School of Medicine, participating in the Surgical Skills Competition

Chapter news

ACS chapter meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.

Legislation

2016 state legislative year in review and a look ahead

State legislative priorities for the ACS in 2016, including opioid abuse, narrow insurance networks, surprise billings, and trauma system development, are summarized as are key issues that will be addressed at the state level next year.

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