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International scholarships for surgical education now available

The ACS Division of Education and the International Relations Committee have announced two international scholarships focused on surgical education. All 2017 application materials and supporting documents are due May 1.

Dr. Sachdeva addresses the
World Congress on Continuing
Professional Development
shortly after his induction as
president of SACME

Dr. Ajit Sachdeva takes helm of the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education

Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Director of the ACS Division of Education, was installed earlier this year as president of the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education.

ACS Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course starts July 28

The ACS Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course, which will take place July 28–31 in Chicago, IL, is an intensive three-and-a-half-day course covering essential content areas in general surgery.

Apply now for 2016 international scholarships for surgical education

The ACS Division of Education and the International Relations Committee are now accepting applications for scholarships focused on surgical education.

ACS Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course starts July 30

The ACS Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course, July 30–August 2 in Chicago, IL, is an intensive three-and-a-half-day review course covering essential content areas in general surgery.

2015 international scholarships for surgical education now available

The ACS Division of Education and the International Relations Committee are now accepting applications for scholarships focused on surgical education.

MOC review course offered at Clinical Congress

The ACS 2014 Clinical Congress will feature a Didactic Course titled Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Review: Essentials for Surgical Specialties, which will address fundamentals common across the surgical specialties.

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Dr. Sachdeva elected vice-president of the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education

Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Director of the ACS Division of Education, was recently elected vice-president of the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME). In this role, Dr. Sachdeva will serve on the Board of SACME and as a member of the joint working group of SACME and the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Register now for ACS Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course

The ACS Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course, June 19–22, in Chicago, IL, is an intensive three-and-a-half-day review course covering essential content areas in areas in general surgery.

ACS offering International Scholarships for surgical education

The ACS’s Division of Education and the International Relations Committee are pleased to announce two international scholarships focused on surgical education and training.

Looking forward – December 2013

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt provides a summary of ACS achievements from his 2013 annual report.

Executive Director’s annual report

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, ACS Executive Director provides a detailed summary of the College’s activities and notable accomplishments in 2013.

From left:  James W. Fleshman, MD, FACS; Dr. Sachdeva; Ronald C. Jones, MD, FACS. Drs. Fleshman and Jones are affiliated with Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX.

Dr. Sachdeva delivers named lectures, honored for contributions to surgical education

Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCS(C), Director of the ACS Division of Education, was invited to deliver three distinguished named lectures earlier this year on the topic of surgical education.

MOC Review: Essentials for Surgical Specialties to be offered at Clinical Congress

A new course titled Maintenance of Certification Review: Essentials for Surgical Subspecialities will be offered at the 2013 Clinical Congress.

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Revitalized Leadership Conference motivates members to redefine roles and responsibilities

This article provides a summary of the 2013 Leadership Conference, which featured presentations on ACS infrastructure, the roles and responsibilities of College leaders, means of enhancing member engagement, and best practices for chapter leaders.

ACS Division of Education presents new Transition to Practice Program

The ACS Division of Education has introduced the new ACS Transition to Practice Program in General Surgery. Details regarding this program, which assists residents in making the transition to independent practice, are highlighted in this news brief.

Webcast sessions of 2012 Clinical Congress now available

The webcasts of select 2012 Clinical Congress sessions are now available for on-demand viewing through the ACS Division of Education.

ACS offers two international scholarships for surgical education in 2013

The ACS Division of Education and International Relations Committee have announced two international scholarships focused on surgical education. All 2013 application materials and supporting documents are due by May 1, 2013.

2011–2012: A year of reaffirming the College’s past and anticipating the needs of the future

J. David Richardson, MD, FACS, Past-Chair of the ACS Board of Regents highlights key policies and programs that the Board approved over the last year and provides updates on the College’s activities related to quality improvement, access to care, and surgical education.

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2012 Executive Director’s annual report

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, Executive Director of the American College of Surgeons, provides a detailed summary of the College’s activities and notable accomplishments in 2012.

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