ACS Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course starts July 28

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course will take place July 28–31 in Chicago, IL. The intensive three-and-a-half-day review course will cover essential content areas in general surgery, including alimentary tract, endocrine and soft tissue, oncology, perioperative care, skin and breast, surgical critical care, trauma, specialty care, and vascular operations.* Course Chair John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, FACS, and a distinguished faculty will use didactic and case-based formats to present a comprehensive and practical review. Dr. Weigelt is Medical Director of the ACS Surgical Education and Self-Assessment Program (SESAP®) and professor of surgery and chief, division of trauma and critical care, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

The course will feature a variety of self-assessment materials, as well as four monthly online modules following the course. Organized by the ACS Division of Education, this course will help surgeons to fulfill the requirements for Maintenance of Certification, Part 2, and should be helpful in preparing for recertification examinations. Self-assessment credit will be available. Space is limited and registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information and to register for the ACS Comprehensive General Surgery Review Course, go to the course Web page. For other inquiries, contact Ulrike Langenscheidt, Manager, Continuous Professional Development Education and Outcomes, at or 312-202-5018.

*The ACS is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACS designates this live activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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