Tag Archive for ‘ACS chapters’

Stop the Bleed

Stopping the bleed in Texas: The importance of surgeons and health care professionals as advocates

The steps taken by the North and South Texas Chapters to achieve passage of hemorrhage control legislation that supports bleeding control kits in public schools are identified.

State legislatures consider surprise billing legislation in 2019

State legislatures consider surprise billing legislation in 2019

A status update of state-level surprise billing legislation in 2019.

2019 State Lobby Days: Advocating for patient care in state capitols

2019 State Lobby Days: Advocating for patient care in state capitols

Summarizes activities and issues discussed at State Lobby Days in 2019, including Stop the Bleed® awareness training.

Thailand Chapter

Chapter news

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

Brooklyn-Long Island Chapter (BLIACS)

Chapter news

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

Florida Chapter (FCACS): Chapter Council members at the FCACS Annual Meeting, March 22–23, Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Studios, Orlando. More than 130 participants learned about navigating challenges in surgery, including community cancer care, technology, and strategic advocacy. The program featured record-setting abstract and case competition submissions, as well as Surgical Jeopardy and Surgical Olympics.

Chapter news

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

State capitol dome

Trauma and cancer take center stage in the state legislatures

Developments in state legislation in the first quarter of 2019, including bills related to Maintenance of Certification, single-payor coverage, and unanticipated billing, are summarized.

Chapter news

Domestic and international chapters of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) met in the last several months to host a variety of activities, including annual meetings, award presentations, advocacy days, and more. Following are highlights and photos from these programs. Idaho Chapter Hosted the Annual Regional Meeting of the Idaho, Montana-Wyoming, and Utah Chapters January […]

Brazil Chapter

Chapter news

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

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.

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