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

2018 Leadership Summit Presentations

Mentoring for a Career in Surgical Leadership

J. David Richardson, MD, FACS
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


The Ethics “Work-up” in Surgery

Mary L. Brandt, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Medical Ethics
Baylor College of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, TX


Chapter Success Stories

    Three Chapters, One State: Florida’s Experience in Unified Advocacy

    Patricia M. Byers, MD, FACS
    Governor, ACS Florida Chapter


    New Ways of Engaging Residents and Young Surgeons

    Ali Tavakkoli, MBBS, FACS
    Governor, ACS Massachusetts Chapter


    Chapter Advocacy and Recruiting in California: Past, Present, Future

    Pascal R. Fuchshuber, MD, PhD, FACS
    Immediate Past President, ACS Northern California Chapter


    Not Dead Yet: Bleeding Control in California

    Jay Doucet, MD, FACS
    Governor, ACS San Diego Chapter


Leadership and Critical Decision-Making During Crisis Situations

Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS
Chair, Department of Surgery
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX


The Art & Practice of Strategic Thinking

Nick Hernandez, MBA, FACHE
Founder and CEO of ABISA
Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL


Planning Our Future—Competency, Authenticity, Community Focus

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