Tag Archive for ‘Clinical Congress 2015’

Ethics Committee Town Hall on industry representatives in the OR highlights issues outlined in ACS statement

This news brief summarizes the Clinical Congress 2015 Town Hall meeting, which addressed the role of industry representatives in patient care, including in the operating room.

Scenes from Clinical Congress 2015: Convocation.

Highlights of Clinical Congress 2015

This Clinical Congress 2015 wrap-up summarizes key events at the ACS annual meeting including the Convocation, Named Lectures, and awards winners and honorees.

Dr. Richardson

Presidential Address: Challenges for the second century

J. David Richardson, MD, FACS, outlined the challenges of the second century for the surgical profession and ACS resources to meet those obstacles in his Presidential Address delivered during Clinical Congress 2015.

Dr. Townsend

Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., MD, FACS, next ACS President-Elect

Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., MD, FACS, was elected President-Elect of the ACS during the Annual Business Meeting of Members; two Vice-Presidents-elect were also elected at the meeting.

Dr. Denneny

New Regents, B/G Executive Committee members elected

Several ACS Regents were elected and reelected, and new Board of Governors’ Executive Committee members were installed during the Annual Business Meeting of Members.

ACS in the news

This summary provides excerpts from external media outlets covering research and activities from the ACS Clinical Congress 2015 in Chicago, IL.

RAS-ACS Symposium essays—Social media: Threat to professionalism and privacy or essential for current surgical practice?

The topic of this year’s Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons Symposium was Social Media—Threat to Professionalism and Privacy or Essential for Current Surgical Practice. The following are the first and second place essays submitted from both sides of the debate.

Dr. Richardson

J. David Richardson, MD, FACS, installed as President of the ACS

David Richardson, MD, FACS, was installed as ACS President, and Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), and Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS, were installed as First and Second Vice-Presidents, respectively, at Clinical Congress 2015.

Six outstanding surgeons conferred Honorary Fellowship in the ACS

Honorary Fellowship in the ACS was awarded to six prominent surgeons from around the world during Convocation ceremonies that preceded the official opening of Clinical Congress 2015.

Dr. Hoyt

Looking forward – September 2015

This month, Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights the educational programming and member engagement activities scheduled for the 2015 Clinical Congress, Chicago, IL.

American surgical history: Finding a home at the Clinical Congress

The ACS Surgical History Group continues to highlight surgical history as an integral part of the Clinical Congress educational programming with Factors Shaping Surgery over the 20th Century II, which follows up on a session the group presented last year at Clinical Congress.

Dr. Weigelt

John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, FACS, chosen as 2015 Distinguished Service Award recipient

John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, FACS, has been selected to receive this year’s Distinguished Service Award, the College’s highest honor.

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Official notice: Annual Business Meeting of Members, American College of Surgeons

The Annual Business Meeting of members of the ACS will take place at Clinical Congress 2015 on Wednesday, October 7, at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL.

Excelsior Surgical Society

Renewed Excelsior Surgical Society hosts first meeting at 2015 ACS Clinical Congress

The newly reformed Excelsior Surgical Society will convene at the 2015 Clinical Congress with a focus on The Way Forward.

The Martin family headstone

Tour the cemetery where ACS leaders are buried: Visit Archives booth for information

Clinical Congress attendees are invited to tour Graceland Cemetery, the final resting place of ACS Founder Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS, and his wife, Isabelle.

Surgeons and social media: Threat to professionalism or an essential part of contemporary surgical practice?

The subject of this article—whether social media is a threat to surgery or an essential part of contemporary practice—will be debated at this year’s RAS-ACS Symposium on Sunday, October 4, at the 2015 Clinical Congress in Chicago, IL.

Clinical Congress 2015

Clinical Congress 2015 Preliminary Program

The Clinical Congress Preliminary Program offers an overview of Panel Sessions, Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, Meet-the-Expert Luncheons, and other information related to Clinical Congress 2015, October 4-8, in Chicago, IL.

ACS Surgical History Group accepting poster abstracts until May 29

The American College of Surgeons Surgical History Group has issued a call for abstracts for its inaugural Poster Presentation at the 2015 Clinical Congress.

Call for nominations for the American College of Surgeons Board of Regents

The 2015 Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors will select nominees for pending vacancies on the Board of Regents that will need to be filled during the 2015 Clinical Congress.

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