Tag Archive for ‘Clinical Congress 2016’
A brief history of the Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture and an overview of the latest Jonasson Lecturer—Alexa Canady, MD, FACS, the first African-American woman neurosurgeon in the U.S.—are provided.
Alexa Canady, MD, FACS, describes her career path as the first African-American woman neurosurgeon in the U.S., outlines the benefits of peer support for the success of minority physicians, and highlights the importance of retirement planning to avoid surgeon burnout.
Estell Williams, MD, a surgical resident, describes how Alexa Canady, MD, FACS, affected her decision to pursue a career in surgery.
The ongoing revitalization of the Excelsior Surgical Society is described.
This Clinical Congress 2016 wrap-up summarizes key events at the annual meeting, including the Convocation, Named Lectures, and awards winners and honorees.
Trust is the basis for a productive physician-patient according to Dr. Pellegrini, who summarizes his John J. Conley Ethics and Philosophy Lecture presented at Clinical Congress 2016.
This summary provides excerpts from external media outlets covering research and activities from the ACS Clinical Congress 2016 in Washington, DC.
Presidential Address: Do what’s right for the patient: Franklin H. Martin and the American College of Surgeons
Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., MD, FACS, described the history of the College and some of its key education and quality programs in his Presidential Address delivered during Clinical Congress 2016.
Barbara Lee Bass, 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.
New ACS Regents were elected and new Board of Governors’ Executive Committee members were installed during the Annual Business Meeting of Members.
The topic of this year’s Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons Symposium was Exploring the Limits of Surgeon Disclosure: Where Are the Boundaries? Read the first place essays submitted from both sides of the debate.
Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., MD, FACS, was installed as ACS President, and Hilary Sanfey, MB, BCh, MHPE, FACS, FRCSI, FRCS, and Mary C. McCarthy, MD, FACS, were installed as Vice-Presidents at Clinical Congress 2016.
Honorary Fellowship in the ACS was awarded to five prominent surgeons from around the world during Convocation.
Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights the Scientific Program of the Clinical Congress 2016, as well as other key educational and networking opportunities offered during the annual surgical meeting.
The legacy and achievements of Asa Yancey, MD, FACS, are the focus of this month’s column.
The subject of this article—the benefits and challenges associated with surgeon disclosure—will be debated at this year’s RAS-ACS Symposium at Clinical Congress 2016 in Washington, DC.
The Clinical Congress Preliminary Program offers an overview of Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, and other information related to Clinical Congress 2016, October 16–20, in Washington, DC.
The Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons and the Excelsior Surgical Society invites military surgeons to submit their research for presentation at the Clinical Congress 2016.
The College has issued a call for nominations for Fellows to serve on the ACS Board of Regents and for three Officer-Elect positions.
The 2016 Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors will select nominees for pending vacancies on the Board of Regents that will need to be filled at Clinical Congress 2016.