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The 2014 Clinical Congress provided surgeons, medical students, surgical residents, and other members of the operating room team with a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a variety of educational experiences. This wrap-up summarizes key events at the meeting including the Convocation, Named Lectures, and awards winners and honorees.
The Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholar, John M. McBee, MD, FACS, reports on his experiences at the 2014 Clinical Congress.
Gary L. Timmerman, MD, FACS, received an Appreciation Award during the 2014 Clinical Congress to commemorate the more than 20 volunteer positions he has filled at the ACS.
Presidential Address: Achieving our personal best: Back to the future of the American College of Surgeons
Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), highlighted the accomplishments and the legacy of Ernest Amory Codman, MD, FACS, in his Presidential Address at the Convocation Ceremony during the 2014 Clinical Congress.
J. David Richardson, MD, FACS, was elected President-Elect of the ACS during the Annual Business Meeting of Members. In addition, the First and Second Vice-Presidents-Elect were elected, along with a new ACS Treasurer and Secretary.
Several ACS Regents were reelected and new Governors were installed during the Annual Business Meeting of Members at the 2014 Clinical Congress.
The ACS Lifetime Achievement Award was presented posthumously to Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS, former Executive Director of the College, during the Convocation ceremonies at the 2014 Clinical Congress.
The topic for this year’s 2014 Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS) symposium competition was the Five-Year General Surgery Residency: Reform vs. Revolution. The following are the first and second place essays submitted from both sides of the debate.
Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon) was installed as ACS President and Jay L. Grosfeld, MD, FACS, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FRCPS(Hon), and Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, FACS, were installed as Vice-Presidents at the 2014 Clinical Congress.
Honorary Fellowship in the ACS was awarded to six prominent surgeons from Switzerland, Scotland, Hong Kong SAR China, Argentina, Belgium, and Ecuador during Convocation ceremonies that preceded the official opening of 2014 Clinical Congress in San Francisco, CA.
For his contributions to the ACS, trauma care, and the field of surgery, J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, has been selected to receive this year’s Distinguished Service Award during the Convocation ceremonies at the 2014 Clinical Congress in San Francisco, CA.
This news brief highlights how attendees at Clinical Congress 2014 can fulfill new Maintenance of Certification Part 2 requirements and claim continuing medical education and Self-Assessment credits.
The Annual Business Meeting of members of the ACS will take place at the 2014 Clinical Congress on Wednesday, October 29, at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA.
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 2014, October 26–30, in San Francisco, CA.
John M. McBee, MD, FACS, a general surgeon practicing in Pendleton, OR, has been selected to receive the 2014 Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarship of the ACS.