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This edited version of the Olga M. Jonasson Lecture, delivered by Carol E.H. Scott-Conner, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS, at Clinical Congress 2019, outlines strategies for surgeons to enhance personal and professional fulfillment.
A summary of the ACS Clinical Research Program sessions at Clinical Congress 2019 is provided.
This Clinical Congress 2019 wrap-up summarizes key events at the annual meeting, Convocation, Named Lectures, and award winners and honorees.
Beth H. Sutton, MD, FACS, and L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS, were elected Chair and Vice-Chair of the ACS Board of Regents at Clinical Congress 2019.
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, identified the key principles of success for surgeons, namely a commitment to education, dedication to paradigm-shifting science, and support for collaboration across all specialties in her Presidential Address at Clinical Congress 2019.
Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, has been elected to serve as the 2019–2020 President-Elect of the ACS.
Tyler G. Hughes, MD, FACS, was elected as ACS Secretary and Don K. Nakayama, MD, MBA, FACS, was elected Treasurer at the Annual Meeting of Members October 30 in San Francisco, CA.
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 2019.
RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Shift work surgery: Loss of continuity or sensible balance of responsibility?
The topic of this year’s ACS Resident and Associate Society Symposium is Shift Work Surgery: Loss of Continuity or Sensible Balance of Responsibility; the following are the second-place essays submitted, offering views from both sides of the debate.
This essay supports the perspective that shift work has been successfully implemented in other surgical specialties, including acute care and in hospitalist programs, and can help address the issues of burnout and work-life integration.
This essay asserts that shift work disrupts the continuum of surgical patient care and interferes with residents’ full exposure to all phases of surgical care delivery.
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, was installed as ACS President and John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, FACS, and F. Dean Griffen, MD, FACS, were installed as First and Second Vice-President, respectively, at Clinical Congress 2019, San Francisco, CA.
Patricia J. Numann, MD, FACS, received the ACS Lifetime Achievement Award at Clinical Congress 2019, San Francisco, CA.
Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons was awarded to 12 prominent surgeons from around the world at the October 27 Convocation at Clinical Congress 2019.
Three surgeons have been selected to receive Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarships.
The Surgical Metrics Project—a new opportunity available at Clinical Congress 2019 in San Francisco, CA—will allow participants to use wearable technology to measure surgical decision making and technique.
The Annual Business Meeting of Members of the ACS will take place at Clinical Congress 2019 on Wednesday, October 30, at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA.
The educational programming and networking opportunities available at this year’s Clinical Congress in San Francisco, CA, are described.
The benefits associated with shift work, including improved job satisfaction and enhanced resident education opportunities, are described as are the challenges including the potential for diminished continuity of care.
The Clinical Congress Preliminary Program offers an overview of Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, and other information related to Clinical Congress 2019, October 21–31 in San Francisco, CA.