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Key ACS issues, including health care reform, dominate 2017 Advocacy Summit
An overview of the advocacy portion of the 2017 ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit summarizes key issues presented during meetings with legislators on Capitol Hill.
Surgeons voice legislative priorities at 2016 Advocacy Summit
An overview of the advocacy portion of the 2016 ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC, is provided, including a summary of key issues presented during meetings with legislators on Capitol Hill.
2013 Summit allows surgeons to put advocacy into action
Presented in conjunction with the ACS Leadership Conference, the Advocacy Summit is an opportunity to rally surgery’s collective grassroots advocacy voice. More than 200 surgeons spent one day learning about key issues at this year’s meeting before heading Capitol Hill to meet with their legislators and congressional staff.
ACS hosts first annual Advocacy Summit
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) convened a successful first annual Advocacy Summit March 26–27 in Washington, DC. The conference took place on the heels of the Leadership Conference and the same day the U.S. Supreme Court began historic hearings on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Throughout the conference, surgeon leaders and staff from the […]
Leadership conference focuses on outcomes data and surgeon engagement
Members of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) from across the nation and across the surgical specialties converged on Washington, DC, March 25–March 26, for the 2012 Leadership Conference. “Surgical leadership for quality and safety” was the theme of this year’s conference, which featured separate, concurrent sessions for young surgeons, residents, chapter leaders, and chapter […]