Tag Archive for ‘ACS chapters’

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.

Texas Chapter: Participants at the first Texas Advocacy Day

Chapter news

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

ACS Chapter Grant Program supports opportunities to lobby state lawmakers

The events and accomplishments of ACS Chapters this year—supported by the College’s Chapter Lobby Day Grant Program—are summarized.

Nigeria Chapter: Participants of the ACS Nigeria Chapter General Surgery Review Course

Chapter news

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

Northern California Chapter: Attendees included (from left) Dr. McCarthy; Christopher McNicoll, MD; Peter Than, MD; Zeshaan Maan, MD; Jonathan Romanyshyn, MD; Dr. Orbay; Habiba Hashimi, medical student; and Dr. Cooke

Chapter news

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

Nevada Chapter: Attendees at the chapter meeting included (from left) Camille Spenner, Chapter Director; and Drs. Kuhls, Barber, and Baynosa

Chapter news

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

Brooklyn-Long Island Chapter: Attendees at the Brooklyn-Long Island Chapter meeting (from left): Ms. Oehmen; John McNelis, MD, FACS, Chapter President; Ms. Roberts; Michael Setzen, MD, FACS, Chapter Program Organizer and Chairman, Scientific Committee; Teresa Barzyz, Chapter Administrator; and Andrew Menzin, MD, FACS, President, Nassau Surgical Society.

Chapter news

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

Florida chapters: ACS Florida chapter leaders, from left: Jaime H. Membreno, MD, FACS, President, Florida Chapter; Juan Paramo, MD, FACS, President, South Florida Chapter; and Joseph T. Gallagher, MD, FACS, President-Elect, Florida Chapter.

Chapter news

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

Georgia Society of the ACS: (From left) Drs. Mabry, Warshaw, and Senkowski at the annual chapter meeting held in August.

Chapter news

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

Georgia Governor Deal (center, front row) with the physician delegation on the state capitol steps

State lobby days provide opportunity to influence legislative action

A roundup of issues discussed at state lobby days in 2015, including trauma funding, scope of practice, bariatric surgery coverage, and Medicaid reimbursement are recapped in this article.

Lebanon Chapter

Chapter news

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

SWPenn Meeting

Chapter news

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

R. Phillip Burns Surgical Society established in Tennessee A large crowd of friends and colleagues were on hand to celebrate the establishment of the R. Phillip Burns Surgical Society February 23 in Chattanooga, TN. This new society recognizes the contributions that Dr. Burns, a Fellow and Past First Vice-President of the ACS, has made to surgical education and provides “a forum for the advancement of surgical training in Tennessee as well as to promote collegiality among surgeons.” Left: Attendees at the inaugural meeting included (from left): Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Laura E. Witherspoon, MD, FACS, University Surgical Associates, Chattanooga; Dr. Burns, University Surgical Associates; ACS President-Elect J. David Richardson, MD, FACS; and Harold (David) Head, MD, FACS (retired), Signal Mountain, TN.

Chapter news

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

Philadelphia Chapter

Chapter news

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

Japan Chapter

Chapter news

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

Dr. Pellegrini meets Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square, Vatican City, while in Rome for the Italy Chapter’s annual meeting.

Chapter news

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

State lobby days build bridges

This article summarizes the 2014 ACS chapter lobby days, provides an overview of current advocacy issues in each state, and highlights how some chapters organize their Day at the State Capitol program.

Report on ACSPA/ACS activities: June 2014

This report details the recent activities, initiatives, and business matters of both the American College of Surgeons Professional Association and of the ACS as of June 2014.

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