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Summit attendees engage with Mr. Gunn

2018 Leadership & Advocacy Summit focuses on strategic thinking and key health policy issues

This article summarizes the highlights of the annual Leadership & Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC.

Dr. Stokes goes to Washington

ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit: A resident’s perspective

Lessons learned at the 2018 Leadership & Advocacy Summit are summarized in this resident’s report.

What does it take to be a surgeon leader? The CMO and beyond

What does it take to be a surgeon leader? The CMO and beyond

The evolving nature of the CMO and other surgeon leadership roles are summarized, as are alternate pathways for participating in health care system administration.

surgeons with tablets

Register for 2018 ACS Residents as Teachers and Leaders Course

Registration is open for the 12h annual ACS Residents as Teachers and Leaders Course, April 13−15 at the College’s headquarters in Chicago, IL.

Register now to participate in 2018 Leadership & Advocacy Summit

Registration is open for the ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit 2018, May 19–22 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.

Brandeis University Heller School

Apply now for 2018 health policy leadership scholarships

The ACS is offering scholarships to subsidize attendance and participation in the Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.

Leadership Summit attendees

2017 Leadership Summit: Leading from behind, building resiliency, and strengthening nontechnical skills

This article summarizes the leadership portion of the 2017 ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC, which focused on a range of topics including managing difficult people and the role of nontechnical skills in the operating room.

Chapter News

Inaugural Chapter Officer Leadership Program promotes best practices for effective chapter management

More than 30 Chapter Officers attended a new program designed specifically for them at the ACS 2017 Leadership & Advocacy Summit.

Principles of leadership for the young surgeon

Effective leadership skills for leading a team and advocating for patients are summarized.

Residents as Teachers and Leaders course

Register for 2017 ACS Residents as Teachers and Leaders Course

Registration is open for the 11th annual ACS Residents as Teachers and Leaders Course, April 28−30 at the College’s headquarters in Chicago, IL.

ACS Surgeons as Leaders Course Set for April 30

Apply now for the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgeons as Leaders: From Operating Room to Boardroom Course April 30–May 3 in Durham, NC.

Advocacy

Register now to participate in ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit 2017

Registration is open for the ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit 2017, May 6–9, at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.

Apply now for 2017 ACS-UW Surgical Education Research Fellowship

A new fellowship intended for surgery residents who have completed a portion of postgraduate training can receive leadership skills education.

A breakout session with New Jersey Chapter members

2016 Leadership Summit focuses on conflict resolution, cultural dexterity, and strategic thinking

This article summarizes the leadership portion of the 2016 ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC, which focused on conflict resolution, social media reputation management, and how enhanced emotional intelligence can lead to better outcomes.

Leading without a title

Strategies for leadership development and physician engagement are summarized in this article, including three key traits of effective leaders: conviction, communication, and collaboration.

Apply for Heller School Executive MBA for Physicians Program by December 1

The application deadline for the Heller School of Brandeis University Executive Master of Business Administration program for physicians is December 1.

Summit attendees take part in a breakout session

2015 Leadership program: Leading with influence and overcoming resistance to change

This article summarizes the leadership portion of the 2015 ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC, which focused on leading with influence, chapter success stories, and overcoming resistance to change.

Brandeis University Heller Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management provides an education on the business side of surgery

Graduates of the Heller Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management describe how the course influenced their role as surgeon leaders.

Looking forward – August 2014

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt provides an overview of the Leadership Development Program, which provides training on conflict resolution, emotional intelligence, and leadership personality assessment to ACS staff.

Operating room crisis management leadership training: Guidance for surgical team education

This month’s cover story provides details on how the military medical services and other first responders are using a unique simulation model and other techniques to train personnel to lead in crisis situations. The article also explores the myths regarding performance improvement techniques that are frequently embedded in the culture of high-risk professions, often to their detriment, and suggests ways to address these challenges.

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