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Clinical Congress 2019 highlights

Clinical Congress 2019 highlights

This Clinical Congress 2019 wrap-up summarizes key events at the annual meeting, Convocation, Named Lectures, and award winners and honorees.

Beth H. Sutton

Dr. Beth H. Sutton elected Chair of ACS Board of Regents

Beth H. Sutton, MD, FACS, and L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS, were elected Chair and Vice-Chair of the ACS Board of Regents at Clinical Congress 2019.

Presidential Address: The joys of learning, collaborating, and giving back

Presidential Address: The joys of learning, collaborating, and giving back

Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, identified the key principles of success for surgeons, namely a commitment to education, dedication to paradigm-shifting science, and support for collaboration across all specialties in her Presidential Address at Clinical Congress 2019.

Dr. Meredith

J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, is 2019-2020 ACS President-Elect

Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, has been elected to serve as the 2019–2020 President-Elect of the ACS.

Dr. Hughes

New ACS Secretary and Treasurer elected

Tyler G. Hughes, MD, FACS, was elected as ACS Secretary and Don K. Nakayama, MD, MBA, FACS, was elected Treasurer at the Annual Meeting of Members October 30 in San Francisco, CA.

Dr. Farmer

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 2019.

RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Shift work surgery: Loss of continuity or sensible balance of responsibility?

RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Shift work surgery: Loss of continuity or sensible balance of responsibility?

The topic of this year’s ACS Resident and Associate Society Symposium is Shift Work Surgery: Loss of Continuity or Sensible Balance of Responsibility; the following are the second-place essays submitted, offering views from both sides of the debate.

RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Shift work surgery: Loss of continuity or sensible balance of responsibility?

Pro: Shift work surgery: Loss of continuity or sensible balance of responsibility?

This essay supports the perspective that shift work has been successfully implemented in other surgical specialties, including acute care and in hospitalist programs, and can help address the issues of burnout and work-life integration.

RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Shift work surgery: Loss of continuity or sensible balance of responsibility?

Con: Shift work surgery: Loss of continuity or sensible balance of responsibility?

This essay asserts that shift work disrupts the continuum of surgical patient care and interferes with residents’ full exposure to all phases of surgical care delivery.

Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS

Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, installed as 2019–2020 ACS President

Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, was installed as ACS President and John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, FACS, and F. Dean Griffen, MD, FACS, were installed as First and Second Vice-President, respectively, at Clinical Congress 2019, San Francisco, CA.

Patricia J. Numann, MD, FACS

Patricia J. Numann, MD, FACS, receives ACS Lifetime Achievement Award

Patricia J. Numann, MD, FACS, received the ACS Lifetime Achievement Award at Clinical Congress 2019, San Francisco, CA.

ACS News

12 prominent surgeons awarded Honorary Fellowship in the ACS

Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons was awarded to 12 prominent surgeons from around the world at the October 27 Convocation at Clinical Congress 2019.

Dr. Eusebio

2019 Nizar N. Oweida Scholars named

Three surgeons have been selected to receive Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarships.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – September 2019

The Surgical Metrics Project—a new opportunity available at Clinical Congress 2019 in San Francisco, CA—will allow participants to use wearable technology to measure surgical decision making and technique.

ACS News

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 2019 on Wednesday, October 30, at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – August 2019

The educational programming and networking opportunities available at this year’s Clinical Congress in San Francisco, CA, are described.

RAS-ACS Symposium: Shift Work Surgery

Shift work surgery: Loss of continuity or sensible balance of responsibility?

The benefits associated with shift work, including improved job satisfaction and enhanced resident education opportunities, are described as are the challenges including the potential for diminished continuity of care.

Clinical Congress 2019 Preliminary Program

Clinical Congress 2019 Preliminary Program

The Clinical Congress Preliminary Program offers an overview of Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, and other information related to Clinical Congress 2019, October 21–31 in San Francisco, CA.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – June 2019

The benefits of attending Clinical Congress 2019 in San Francisco, CA, are identified, including new public safety measures developed by city leaders.

ACS CRP

Opportunities at Clinical Congress 2019 to increase surgeon participation in clinical research

The ACS CRP will offer sessions at Clinical Congress 2019 on the topics of developing clinical trial and decreasing administrative burden associated with those trials.

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