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The ACS 2013 Clinical Congress provided surgeons, medical students, surgical residents, and other members of the operating room team with a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a variety of educational experiences. This wrap-up summarizes key events at the meeting including the ACS Centennial celebration, Convocation, Named Lectures, and awards winners and honorees.
Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, FACS, highlighted the major forces affecting surgery today and offers guidance for shaping the future of the profession in his Presidential Address at the ACS Convocation Ceremony during the 2013 Clinical Congress.
Alexander Stojadinovic, MD, FACS, delivered a tribute to the ACS and all citizen surgeons at the President’s Dinner during the 2013 Clinical Congress in Washington, DC. The following is an edited version of that presentation.
Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, FACS, was elected President-Elect of the ACS during the Annual Business Meeting of Members. In addition, the First and Second Vice-Presidents-Elect were elected, along with a new ACS Treasurer and Secretary.
New ACS Regents and Governors were elected during the Annual Business Meeting of Members at the 2013 Clinical Congress.
The 1913 Legacy Campaign fundraising initiative was publicly announced during the Fellows Leadership Society luncheon during the 2013 Clinical Congress.
Each year, the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS) hosts a symposium at the Clinical Congress featuring a debate on a timely issue in surgical training or practice. In addition to the symposium debate, the RAS-ACS Issues Committee coordinates an essay competition open to all RAS members. The topic for this year’s symposium and essay competition was Patient Rankings: Should Patient Feedback Affect Our Pay and Delivery of Care? The top “pro” and “con” essayists are invited to serve as panelists at the symposium, and the second-place pro and con essays are featured in the Bulletin.
Carlos Pellegrini, MD, FCS, FRCS(I)(Hon), installed as President; ACS Vice-Presidents were also installed at 2013 Clinical Congress.
Honorary Fellowship in the ACS was awarded to six prominent surgeons from Germany, England, Mexico, Thailand, and Malaysia during the Convocation ceremonies that preceded the official opening of the 99th Annual Clinical Congress in Washington, DC.
Highlights of the 2013 Clinical Congress are the focus of Dr. Hoyt’s column this month, particularly sessions that spotlight the College’s 100 years of Inspiring Quality. These sessions include the Martin Memorial Lecture sponsored by the American Urological Association and featuring historian David McCullough, and sessions titled Advances to the Care of Surgical Patients through Contributions of JACS and the BJS Centennial Report and Looking Back and Moving Forward: 100 Years of Surgical Research.
In acknowledgement of her steadfast commitment to the initiatives and principles of the ACS, Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, is the recipient of this year’s Distinguished Service Award. The award is the ACS’ highest honor and will be presented during the Convocation ceremonies at the 2013 Clinical Congress in Washington, DC.
The Annual Business Meeting of Members of the ACS will take place at the 2013 Clinical Congress on Wednesday, October 9, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC.
Measure Twice, Cut Once! Optimizing Surgical Systems of Care is a new course designed by and for surgeons, and it will be offered for the first time at the ACS 2013 Clinical Congress in Washington, DC. Participants will learn how to identify areas of care they want to monitor, collect the relevant data needed to evaluate performance and outcomes, interpret the results of appropriate data analyses, identify opportunities for improvement, and implement timely and effective changes.
The popular Meet-the-Expert Luncheons will take place Monday, October 7, through Wednesday, October 9, during the 2013 Clinical Congress in Washington, DC.
This year’s Clinical Congress, October 6–10, in Washington, DC, will include new Skills-Oriented and Didactic Postgraduate Courses and Panel Sessions on patient safety and casualty preparation and response.
The 2013 Clinical Congress will feature Town Hall Meetings that provide a forum for informal discussions of issues relevant to ACS members.
2013 Clinical Congress sessions developed for Residents and Associates Fellows are outlined in this news story.
The Clinical Congress Preliminary Program offers an overview of panel sessions, Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, Meet-the-Expert luncheons and other information related to the Clinical Congress, October 6-10, in Chicago, IL. The Preliminary Program for the 2013 Clinical Congress is available on pages 39-53 of the July 2013 print edition of the Bulletin. It is also […]
The Clinical Congress preliminary program offers conference attendees an overview of panel sessions, Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, Meet-the-Expert luncheons and other information related to the Clinical Congress, October 6-10, in Chicago, IL.
The ACS is offering International Guest Scholarships in 2014 to outstanding young surgeons from countries other than the U.S. or Canada who have demonstrated a strong interest in teaching and research.