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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.

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Using the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator for surgical education and quality improvement

This article summarizes the surgical education benefits of incorporating the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator into weekly morbidity and mortality conferences at the New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medicine, NY.

ACS International Chapters

International chapters offered opportunity to develop an ACS-based education course

The Dr. Pon Fund will allow international chapters to create a local educational course that includes faculty from the ACS.

Health Services Research Methods Course registration now open

The Health Services Research Methods Course will take place December 8–10 at the ACS headquarters in Chicago, IL.

2016 Clinical Congress Program Planner

Clinical Congress 2016 Preliminary Program

The Clinical Congress Preliminary Program offers an overview of Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, and other information related to Clinical Congress 2016, October 16–20, in Washington, DC.

Save the date for the ACS Surgeons as Leaders Course in June

The ACS Surgeons as Leaders: From Operating Room to Boardroom course will take place June 5–8 in Durham, NC.

Apply now for 2016 international scholarships for surgical education

The ACS Division of Education and the International Relations Committee are now accepting applications for scholarships focused on surgical education.

Demetrios Demetriades, MD, PhD, FACS, professor of surgery; and director, division of acute care surgery, USC (left), presents a plaque to Dr. Sachdeva.

Dr. Sachdeva delivers Distinguished Professor Lecture at USC

Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Director, ACS Division of Education, delivered the Distinguished Professor Lecture at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles.

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Looking forward – August 2015

An annual memorial service at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, gives faculty and residents an opportunity to remember patients who recently died and to express how the experience personally affected them.

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SRGS is first education program highlighted in video series

The ACS is launching a video series that shares Fellows’ perspectives on ACS Division of Education programs, including lifelong learning and professional development resources.

The American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification Program: The first 10 years

The history of the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification program is summarized in this article, as are current requirements and the future direction of the program, particularly in light of evolving best practices and new standards.

Clinical Congress 2015

Clinical Congress 2015 Preliminary Program

The Clinical Congress Preliminary Program offers an overview of Panel Sessions, Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, Meet-the-Expert Luncheons, and other information related to Clinical Congress 2015, October 4-8, in Chicago, IL.

Table 1. Modules within the ACS/ASE Medical Student Simulation-Based Surgical Skills Curriculum

ACS and ASE develop Simulation-Based Surgical Skills Curriculum for medical students

The development of the ACS/ASE Medical Student Simulation-Based Sur­gical Skills Curriculum and an overview of the course modules are highlighted in this article.

Apply now for ACS Surgeons as Leaders course in June

The ACS Surgeons as Leaders: From Operating Room to Boardroom course will take place June 7–10 at ACS headquarters in Chicago, IL.

Dr. Spivey and Dr. Sachdeva

Dr. Sachdeva delivers Bruce E. Spivey, MD, lecture at AAO meeting

Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Director of the ACS Division of Education, delivered the Bruce E. Spivey, MD, Lecture at the 2014 American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting.

2015 international scholarships for surgical education now available

The ACS Division of Education and the International Relations Committee are now accepting applications for scholarships focused on surgical education.

Looking forward – November 2014

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt describes the new ACS Education and Training campaign, launched at Clinical Congress last month, which highlights the College’s array of lifelong learning opportunities.

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FLS: Celebrating a decade of innovation in surgical education

The story behind the creation of the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) program and its impact on general surgery practice and training are described in this article, which commemorates the program’s 10th anniversary.

The YFA Essay Contest: Introduction

The introduction to the first place winner of the inaugural ACS Young Fellows Association Essay Contest highlights the inspiration for this year’s theme.

MOC review course offered at Clinical Congress

The ACS 2014 Clinical Congress will feature a Didactic Course titled Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Review: Essentials for Surgical Specialties, which will address fundamentals common across the surgical specialties.

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