American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

2017 Leadership Summit Presentations

Leading from Behind: It's Not About You…or Is It?

Patrick Hudson, MD, FACS, BCC
Coaching for Physicians
Albuquerque, NM


Leading by Example—Volunteerism in Your Own Backyard

Sponsored by Operation Giving Back (OGB)

Scott A. Leckman, MD, FACS
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT


The State of ACS Chapters

S. Rob Todd, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Chief, Acute Care Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
Chief, General Surgery and Trauma, Ben Taub Hospital
Houston, TX


Chapter Success Stories

    Engaging the Next Generation of Surgeons

    Kimberly A. Davis, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM
    President, Connecticut Chapter
    Professor of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine
    New Haven, CT


    Texas ACS—Stronger Together

    Tien C. Ko, MD, FACS
    President, South Texas Chapter
    Jack H. Mayfield, MD Distinguished Professor in Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center
    Houston, TX

    Sharmila D. Dissanaike, MD, FACS
    President, North Texas Chapter
    Professor and the Peter C. Canizaro Chair, Department of Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    Lubbock, TX


    Georgia’s Commitment: “I Can Stop the Bleed”

    Dennis Ashley, MD, FACS
    President-Elect, Georgia Society of the American College of Surgeons
    Milford B. Hatcher Professor and Chair of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Navicent Health
    Macon, GA


Avoiding Burnout—Promoting Resilience: Strategies for the Surgeon

Krista L. Kaups, MD, MSc, FACS
Professor of Clinical Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco
Fresno, CA


Why Preparing Physicians for Leadership Positions in Medicine Is a Challenge

Sponsored by the Resident and Associate Society (RAS)

Bhagwan Satiani, MD, MBA, FACS
Professor of Clinical Surgery, Division of Vascular Diseases and Surgery
Medical Director, Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory
Director of the Faculty Leadership Institute at Wexner Medical Center
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH


Achieving Success in Critical Situations: Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons

Steven Yule, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Director of Education and Research, STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA


ACS Update

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS
Executive Director, American College of Surgeons