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ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit Participants Discuss Health Policy Priorities with Legislators

Meeting with Rep. Mike Doyle

Leadership & Advocacy SummitThe eighth annual American College of Surgeons (ACS) Leadership & Advocacy Summit took place March 30–April 2 in Washington, DC.

A total of 293 surgical leaders from 47 states participated in 253 meetings on Capitol Hill Tuesday, April 2, during the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Leadership & Advocacy Summit. In these visits, ACS Fellows met with members of Congress and their staffs to help educate legislators on health care issues. Topics that participants in the Capitol Hill visits addressed included the following: 

Save the date for the next Leadership & Advocacy Summit, March 28–31, 2020, at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, and encourage your colleagues to attend. For details, contact ACS Legislative and Political Affairs Manager Kristin McDonald at or 202-672-1512.