Tag Archive for ‘Clinical Congress 2018’
2018 Nizar N. Oweida Scholar offers perspective
Aspirus Iron River antireflux team members, from left: Nancy Ponozzo, RN, MSN;
John Maesaka, MD; Dr. Fanous; David Lorenson, RN; and Sarah Williams, RN
John M. Howard: A pioneer in vascular, trauma, and pancreatic surgery
The pioneering work of Dr. John M. Howard is summarized, particularly his contributions to trauma, vascular, and pancreatic surgery for both civilian and military patients.
Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture: A path toward diversity, inclusion, and excellence
This edited version of the Olga M. Jonasson Lecture, delivered by Joan Reede, MD, MS, MPH, MBA, at Clinical Congress 2018, underscores the importance of diversity and inclusion to develop sustainable change in health care.
ACS in the news
This summary provides excerpts from external media outlets covering ACS activities and initiatives from the ACS Clinical Congress 2018.
Looking forward – January 2019
Dr. Hoyt introduces the presentation by Selman Uranues, MD, Dr(hc),FACS, FACS(Hon), which was given at Clinical Congress 2018 and underscores the meaning of membership in surgical societies, particularly the ACS.
Highlights of Clinical Congress 2018
This Clinical Congress 2018 wrap-up summarizes key events at the annual meeting, Convocation, Named Lectures, and award winners and honorees.
Dr. Gerald M. Fried elected Chair of ACS Board of Regents
Gerald M. Fried, MD, FACS, FRCSC, a general surgeon, was elected Chair of the Board of Regents of the ACS at Clinical Congress 2018.
Presidential Address: For our patients
Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), FCSHK(Hon), described the importance of patient-centered care and the evolving role of surgeon leaders in his Presidential Address at Clinical Congress 2018.
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, is 2018–2019 ACS President-Elect
Valerie W. Rusch MD, FACS, was elected President-Elect of the ACS during the Annual Business Meeting of Members at Clinical Congress 2018; two Vice-Presidents-elect also were elected at the meeting.
New Regents, Board of Governors Executive Committee members elected
New ACS Regents were elected and new Board of Governors’ Executive Committee members were installed during the Annual Business Meeting of Members at Clinical Congress 2018.
RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Residents describe the benefits and challenges of physician extenders in academic surgery
The topic of this year’s Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons Symposium was Physician Extenders in Academic Surgery: Integrated Partner or Parallel Player? The following are the second place essays submitted featuring views from both sides of the debate.
NPPs: Exploring their contribution and impact on resident education
The role of physician extenders in resident education is explored.
Physician extenders: Integrated members of surgical teams
Summarizes the benefits of APPs including reducing resident workload and enhanced patient care.
Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), FCSHK(Hon) installed as 2018–2019 ACS President
Ronald. V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), FCSHK(Hon), was installed as ACS President and Mark C. Weissler, MD, FACS, and Phillip R. Caropreso, MD, FACS, were installed as First and Second Vice-President, respectively, at Clinical Congress 2018.
Honorary Fellowship in the ACS awarded to 12 prominent surgeons
Honorary Fellowship in the ACS was awarded to 12 prominent surgeons from around the world during Convocation ceremonies that preceded the official opening of Clinical Congress 2018.
Exciting changes in the Scientific Forum this year
The evolution of the Scientific Forum, including a new clinical trials session in 2018, is summarized.
Looking forward – September 2018
Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights the Scientific Program of Clinical Congress 2018, as well as other educational and member engagement opportunities offered during the annual meeting.
Annual Business Meeting of Members, American College of Surgeons
The Annual Business Meeting of Members of the ACS will take place at Clinical Congress 2018 on Wednesday, October 24, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, MA.
Clinical Congress 2018 Preliminary Program
The Clinical Congress Preliminary Program offers an overview of Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, and other information related to Clinical Congress 2018, October 21–25 in Boston, MA.
Call for nominations for the ACS Board of Regents and ACS Officers-Elect
The 2018 Nominating Committee of the Fellows and the Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors will select nominees for pending leadership vacancies in the College.