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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.

American College of Surgeons

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

The 2017 Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors will select nominees for pending vacancies on the Board of Regents, and the 2017 Nominating Committee of the Fellows will select nominees for Officer-Elect positions.

The Great Mace

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

The 2017 Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors will select nominees for pending vacancies on the Board of Regents, and the 2017 Nominating Committee of the Fellows will select nominees for Officer-Elect positions.

International Guest Scholarships available for 2017

The ACS is offering International Guest Scholarships in 2017 to outstanding young surgeons from countries other than the U.S. or Canada who have demonstrated a strong interest in teaching and research.

Community Surgeon Travel Awards available for 2017

The International Relations Committee of the ACS announces the availability of two 2017 Community Surgeon Travel Awards, which allow surgeons outside the U.S. to participate in the annual ACS Clinical Congress.

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