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Presidential Address: Lessons for a rewarding career learned along the way to this podium

J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, underscored the importance of embracing diversity as a sustainable approach to moving the surgical profession forward in his Presidential Address at Clinical Congress 2020.

Clinical Congress 2020 highlights

More than 30,000 health care professionals—nearly 16,000 of whom practice outside of the U.S. and Canada—registered to participate in the virtual Clinical Congress 2020 October 3−7. The American College of Surgeons (ACS) leadership decided to provide the virtual meeting at no cost given the financial impact the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has had on surgical […]

Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), DFSVS, is 2020– 2021 ACS President-Elect

Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), DFSVS, Dean, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, has been elected to serve as the 2020–2021 President-Elect of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). An esteemed vascular surgeon, Dr. Freischlag also is chief executive officer (CEO), Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem. Dr. Freischlag and the […]

L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS, elected Chair of ACS Board of Regents

L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS, an internationally renowned hand surgeon and microsurgeon, was elected Chair of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Regents during the College’s Clinical Congress 2020, October 3–7. Dr. Levin is the Paul B. Magnuson Professor of Bone and Joint Surgery, chair of the department of orthopaedic surgery, and professor […]

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 2020.

Nine prominent surgeons awarded Honorary Fellowship in the ACS

Honorary Fellowship in the ACS was awarded to nine prominent surgeons from around the world at Clinical Congress 2020.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – October 2020

The educational programming, including Named Lectures and Special Interest Sessions, available at this year’s Virtual Clinical Congress 2020 are described.

J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, to be installed as 2020–2021 ACS President

J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, will be installed as 2020–2021 ACS President, and H. Randolph Bailey, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCO, will be installed as First and Second Vice-President, respectively, at Virtual Clinical Congress 2020.

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Official notice: Annual Business Meeting of Members, American College of Surgeons

The Annual Business Meeting of Members of the ACS will take place Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at Virtual Clinical Congress 2020.

ACS News

Should residents unionize? Hear the pros and cons at virtual Clinical Congress 2020 RAS-ACS Symposium

The initial paragraphs of the introductory essay on resident unionization, the focus of the annual RAS-ACS symposium, is featured.

Scholarships and Fellowshipes

Community Surgeons Travel Awards available for 2020

The International Relations Committee of the ACS announces the availability of two 2020 Community Surgeon Travel Awards, which allows surgeons outside the U.S. to participate in the annual ACS Clinical Congress.

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