Tag Archive for ‘Clinical Congress 2018’

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – January 2019

Dr. Hoyt introduces the presentation by Selman Uranues, MD, Dr(hc),FACS, FACS(Hon), which was given at Clinical Congress 2018 and underscores the meaning of membership in surgical societies, particularly the ACS.

Initiates reciting the Fellowship Pledge

Highlights of Clinical Congress 2018

This Clinical Congress 2018 wrap-up summarizes key events at the annual meeting, Convocation, Named Lectures, and award winners and honorees.

Dr. Fried

Dr. Gerald M. Fried elected Chair of ACS Board of Regents

Gerald M. Fried, MD, FACS, FRCSC, a general surgeon, was elected Chair of the Board of Regents of the ACS at Clinical Congress 2018.

Presidential Address: For our patients

Presidential Address: For our patients

Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), FCSHK(Hon), described the importance of patient-centered care and the evolving role of surgeon leaders in his Presidential Address at Clinical Congress 2018.

Dr. Rusch

Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, is 2018–2019 ACS President-Elect

Valerie W. Rusch MD, FACS, was elected President-Elect of the ACS during the Annual Business Meeting of Members at Clinical Congress 2018; two Vice-Presidents-elect also were elected at the meeting.

Dr. Napolitano

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 at Clinical Congress 2018.

RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Residents describe the benefits and challenges of physician extenders in academic surgery

RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Residents describe the benefits and challenges of physician extenders in academic surgery

The topic of this year’s Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons Symposium was Physician Extenders in Academic Surgery: Integrated Partner or Parallel Player?  The following are the second place essays submitted featuring views from both sides of the debate.

RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Residents describe the benefits and challenges of physician extenders in academic surgery

NPPs: Exploring their contribution and impact on resident education

The role of physician extenders in resident education is explored.

RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Residents describe the benefits and challenges of physician extenders in academic surgery

Physician extenders: Integrated members of surgical teams

Summarizes the benefits of APPs including reducing resident workload and enhanced patient care.

Dr. Maier

Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), FCSHK(Hon) installed as 2018–2019 ACS President

Ronald. V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), FCSHK(Hon), was installed as ACS President and Mark C. Weissler, MD, FACS, and Phillip R. Caropreso, MD, FACS, were installed as First and Second Vice-President, respectively, at Clinical Congress 2018.

ACS News

Honorary Fellowship in the ACS awarded to 12 prominent surgeons

Honorary Fellowship in the ACS was awarded to 12 prominent surgeons from around the world during Convocation ceremonies that preceded the official opening of Clinical Congress 2018.

Exciting changes in the Scientific Forum this year

The evolution of the Scientific Forum, including a new clinical trials session in 2018, is summarized.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – September 2018

Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights the Scientific Program of Clinical Congress 2018, as well as other educational and member engagement opportunities offered during the annual meeting.

ACS seal

Annual Business Meeting of Members, American College of Surgeons

The Annual Business Meeting of Members of the ACS will take place at Clinical Congress 2018 on Wednesday, October 24, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, MA.

Joy and Privilege of a Surgical Career

Clinical Congress 2018 Preliminary Program

The Clinical Congress Preliminary Program offers an overview of Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, and other information related to Clinical Congress 2018, October 21–25 in Boston, MA.

American College of Surgeons

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

The 2018 Nominating Committee of the Fellows and the Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors will select nominees for pending leadership vacancies in the College.

The Great Mace

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

The 2018 Nominating Committee of the Fellows and the Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors will select nominees for pending leadership vacancies in the College.

The Great Mace

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

The 2018 Nominating Committee of the Fellows and the Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors will select nominees for pending leadership vacancies in the College.

ACS seal

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

The 2018 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.

Community Surgeons Travel Awards available for 2018

The International Relations Committee of the ACS announces the availability of two 2018 Community Surgeon Travel Awards, which allow surgeons outside the U.S. to participate in the annual ACS Clinical Congress.

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