Tag Archive for ‘grassroots advocacy’

Repealing the SGR

An update on the permanent repeal of the Medicare sustainable growth rate is the focus of this month’s column, including ACS efforts in developing a single bipartisan bill.

2013 Summit allows surgeons to put advocacy into action

Presented in conjunction with the ACS Leadership Conference, the Advocacy Summit is an opportunity to rally surgery’s collective grassroots advocacy voice. More than 200 surgeons spent one day learning about key issues at this year’s meeting before heading Capitol Hill to meet with their legislators and congressional staff.

From surgeon to grassroots advocate: Chapter leaders engage in advocacy development

ACS presented the State Leadership Advocacy Conference in April at the College’s headquarters in Chicago, IL. Attendees had the opportunity to network, learn how to structure their chapter to maximize advocacy efforts, explore innovative ways to motivate chapter members, identify best practices for communicating with legislators, and consider programs on building effective legislative messages and coalitions.


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