ACS to cosponsor seminar at SESC Scientific Meeting

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the Southeastern Surgical Congress (SESC) will convene a joint half-day seminar on February 23, 2:15–5:45 pm. The seminar will be presented during the SESC’s annual scientific meeting, February 22–25, at the Westin Savannah (GA) Harbor and Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

ACS leaders and staff who are scheduled to speak and the topics they will address at the seminar include:

  • ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, will give a presentation on the American College of Surgeons at 100 Years: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going?
  • Patricia L. Turner, MD, FACS, Director of the ACS Division of Member Services, will speak on the Benefits of ACS Fellowship and the Relationship to Regional Societies.
  • Andrew Warshaw, MD, FACS, ACS President-Elect and Chair of the ACS Health Policy and Advocacy Group, and Christian Shalgian, Director of the ACS Division of Advocacy and Health Policy, will provide an update on legislative and health policy.
  • Charles D. Mabry, MD, FACS, Pine Bluff, AK, a Past-Regent and current Chair of the ACS Health Policy Advisory Council, will address the question, For Whom Will We Work?
  • Lewis Flint, MD, FACS, Editor-in-Chief, Selected Readings in General Surgery® (SRGS®), will speak on Guidelines for Patient Care—the ACS Perspective.

For more information, go to the SESC program website.

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