Tag Archive for ‘Clinical Congress 2016’

Dr. Canady with a young patient (photo courtesy of Children's Hospital of Michigan)

Introduction: Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture

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.

Dr. Canady delivering the Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture at Clinical Congress 2016

The journey: Becoming a neurosurgeon and back again

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.

Dr. Williams with Dr. Canady at Clinical Congress 2016

Dream to become: Dr. Canady inspires an aspiring surgeon

Estell Williams, MD, a surgical resident, describes how Alexa Canady, MD, FACS, affected her decision to pursue a career in surgery.

The original Excelsior Surgical Society in Rome, 1945.

Initiating a surgical society within the ACS: The renewed Excelsior Surgical Society

The ongoing revitalization of the Excelsior Surgical Society is described.

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Highlights of Clinical Congress 2016

This Clinical Congress 2016 wrap-up summarizes key events at the annual meeting, including the Convocation, Named Lectures, and awards winners and honorees.

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Trust: The keystone of the physician-patient relationship

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.

ACS in the News

ACS in the news

This summary provides excerpts from external media outlets covering research and activities from the ACS Clinical Congress 2016 in Washington, DC.

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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.

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Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, is 2016−2017 ACS President-Elect

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.

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New Regents and Governors elected

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

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RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Residents debate the boundaries of surgeon disclosure

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.

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Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., MD, FACS, installed as 97th President of the ACS

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.

Five outstanding surgeons conferred Honorary Fellowship in the ACS

Honorary Fellowship in the ACS was awarded to five prominent surgeons from around the world during Convocation.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – September 2016

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.

Dr. Yancey in an undated portrait (Asa G. Yancey papers, circa 1940-2013, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University)

Dr. Asa Yancey and the realization of his mentor’s dream

The legacy and achievements of Asa Yancey, MD, FACS, are the focus of this month’s column.

Exploring the limits of surgeon disclosure: Where are the boundaries?

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.

2016 Clinical Congress Program Planner

Clinical Congress 2016 Preliminary Program

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.

MHSSPACS and Excelsior Surgical Society issue call for abstracts

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.

Call for nominations for the ACS Board of Regents and ACS Officers-Elect

The College has issued a call for nominations for Fellows to serve on the ACS Board of Regents and for three Officer-Elect positions.

Call for nominations for the ACS Board of Regents

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.

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