Tag Archive for ‘Clinical Congress 2020’
Surgeon asked colleagues why they chose the profession: Giants of the era responded
This article describes how some trailblazing surgeons were inspired to pursue the surgical profession and highlights the multiple personal and professional factors that may influence a career in surgery.
Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture: Never let a good crisis go to waste: Continuous professional development and COVID-19
Editor’s note: The following is an edited version of the Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture that Dr. Greenberg delivered at the virtual Clinical Congress 2020. The presentation has been modified to conform with Bulletin style and space limitations. I would like to express my deepest gratitude to the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Women in […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.