Tag Archive for ‘Clinical Congress 2017’

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture: The quiet pioneer who started a revolution: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

This edited version of the Olga M. Jonasson Lecture, delivered by ACS Past-President Kathryn Anderson, MD, FACS, at Clinical Congress 2017, describes the legacy of the first woman surgeon in England, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson.

Figure 2. Example of a Roman scallpellus and similar instruments

The history of the scalpel: From flint to zirconium-coated steel

The origin and evolution of the surgical scalpel are highlighted.

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 2017 in San Diego, CA.

Dr. Bass giving her Presidential Address

Highlights of Clinical Congress 2017

This Clinical Congress 2017 wrap-up summarizes key events at the annual meeting, including the Convocation Ceremony, Named Lectures, and award winners and honorees.

Dr. Bass

Presidential Address: The joy and privilege of a surgical career

Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS(Hon), describes the rewards and challenges of a surgical career in the  Presidential Address she delivered at Clinical Congress 2017.

Dr. Maier

Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, is 2017−2018 President-Elect

Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, was elected President-Elect of the ACS during the Annual Business Meeting of Members at Clinical Congress 2017; two Vice-Presidents-elect also were elected at the meeting.

Dr. Timmerman

New Regents, Board of Governors Executive Committee members elected

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

RAS-ACS Symposium essays

RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Residents debate the future of leadership in surgery

The topic of this year’s Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons Symposium was Reframing Surgical Leadership in 2017: Surgeon-Scientist or Surgeon-Advocate? The following are the second place essays submitted on both sides of the debate.

RAS-ACS Symposium essays

Reframing surgical leadership in 2017: Surgeon-scientist or surgeon-advocate? Surgeon-scientist

The second-place essay for the Surgeon-Scientist. The topic of this year’s Resident and Associate Society  Symposium was Reframing Surgical Leadership in 2017: Surgeon-Scientist or Surgeon-Advocate?

RAS-ACS Symposium essays

Reframing surgical leadership in 2017: Surgeon-scientist or surgeon-advocate? Surgeon-advocate

The second-place essay for the Surgeon-Advocate. The topic of this year’s Resident and Associate Society  Symposium was Reframing Surgical Leadership in 2017: Surgeon-Scientist or Surgeon-Advocate?

Dr. Bass

Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS(Hon), installed as 98th ACS President

Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS(Hon) was installed as ACS President, and Charles D. Mabry, MD, FACS, and Basil Pruitt, Jr., were installed as First and Second Vice-President, respectively, at Clinical Congress 2017.

Honorary FACS

Honorary Fellowship in the ACS awarded to 10 prominent surgeons

Honorary Fellowship in the ACS was awarded to 10 prominent surgeons from around the world during Convocation ceremonies that preceded the official opening of Clinical Congress 2017.

Figure 3. Resource Center

Local and global opportunities for member engagement

This month’s column focuses on the value of joining your local ACS chapter and of participating in Operation Giving Back.

Professor Haberal

Prof. Mehmet Ali Haberal receives Distinguished Philanthropist Award

The 2017 Distinguished Philanthropist Award will be presented to Mehmet Ali Haberal, MD, FACS(Hon), FICS(Hon), FASA(Hon), at Clinical Congress 2017 in San Diego, CA.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – September 2017

Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights the Scientific Program of Clinical Congress 2017, as well as other educational and member engagement opportunities offered during the annual meeting.

ACS Clinical Research Program

ACS CRP sponsors educational sessions at Clinical Congress 2017

A summary of five ACS CRP Clinical Congress 2017 sessions is provided.

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 2017 on Wednesday, October 25, at the San Diego Convention Center, CA.

Operation Giving Back

OGB convenes informational meetings at Clinical Congress 2017

Operation Giving Back, the volunteerism initiative of the ACS, will host two informational meetings at Clinical Congress 2017 in San Diego, CA.

Reframing Surgical Leadership

Reframing surgical leadership in 2017: Surgeon-scientist or surgeon-advocate?

The subject of this article—the benefits and challenges associated with the surgeon-scientist and the surgeon-advocate roles—will be debated at this year’s RAS-ACS Symposium at Clinical Congress 2017 in San Diego, CA.

2017 Clinical Congress Preliminary Planner

Clinical Congress 2017 Preliminary Program

The Clinical Congress Preliminary Program offers an overview of Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, and other information related to Clinical Congress 2017, October 22–26 in San Diego, CA.

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