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

Didactic/Experiential Courses

These courses offer CME Credit and require an additional fee.

DC01 | Emergency General Surgery: Annual Update
6 credits, Verification Level II
Saturday, October 21; 8:00 am–3:30 pm
Chair: Jose J. Diaz, MD, FACS, FCCM, Baltimore, MD
Co-Chair: Benjamin M. Braslow, MD, FACS, Philadelphia, PA
Fellow $580 | Non-Fellow $670 | RAS $320 | Non-RAS $350

DC02 | Management of the Complex Older Surgical Patient: Geriatric and Palliative Care
6 credits, Verification Level II
Saturday, October 21; 8:30 am–4:00 pm
Chair: Zara Cooper, MD, MSc, FACS, Boston, MA
Co-Chair: Emily V. A. Finlayson, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA
Fellow $580 | Non-Fellow $670 | RAS $320 | Non-RAS $350

DC03 | Surgical Education: Principles and Practice
6 credits, Verification Level II
Saturday, October 21; 9:00 am–4:30 pm
Chair: Roy Phitayakorn, MD, MHPE (MEd), FACS, Boston, MA
Co-Chair: Adnan A. Alseidi, MD, EdM, FACS, Seattle, WA
Fellow $490 | Non-Fellow $565 | RAS $270 | Non-RAS $295

DC04 | Global Health Competencies for Surgeons: Cognitive and System Skills
6 credits, Verification Level II
Saturday, October 21; 8:30 am–4:00 pm
Chair: Girma Tefera, MD, FACS, Madison, WI
Co-Chair: Robert Riviello, MD, MPH, FACS, Boston, MA
Fellow $580 | Non-Fellow $670 | RAS $320 | Non-RAS $350

DC05 | Annual Update in Trauma Care
6 credits, Verification Level II
Sunday, October 22; 8:00 am–3:30 pm
Chair: Brian J. Eastridge, MD, FACS, San Antonio, TX
Co-Chair: Leonard J. Weireter, MD, FACS, Norfolk, VA
Fellow $580 | Non-Fellow $670 | RAS $320 | Non-RAS $350

DC06 | Basic Coding: Fast Track to Payment—Coding, Billing, and Reimbursement for Surgical Services
6.5 credits, Verification Level II
Sunday, October 22; 8:30 am–4:30 pm
Chair: Samuel D. Smith, MD, FACS, Little Rock, AR
Co-Chair: Megan E. McNally, MD, FACS, Mission Hills, KS
Fellow $550 | Non-Fellow $635 | RAS $305 | Non-RAS $330

DC07 | Measure Twice, Cut Once! Optimizing Surgical Systems of Care
6 credits, Verification Level II
Sunday, October 22; 9:00 am–4:30 pm
Chair: Harry C. Sax, MD, FACS, FACHE, Los Angeles, CA
Fellow $565 | Non-Fellow $640 | RAS $345 | Non-RAS $370

DC08 | Management of Anorectal Disease
6 credits, Verification Level II
Sunday, October 22; 9:30 am–5:00 pm
Chair: Armen Aboulian, MD, FACS, Woodland Hills, CA
Co-Chair: Vincent J. Obias, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Washington, DC
Fellow $580 | Non-Fellow $670 | RAS $320 | Non-RAS $350

DC09 | Breast Cancer: National and International Disparities
6 credits, Verification Level II
Monday, October 23; 9:45 am–5:15 pm
Chair: Anees B. Chagpar, MD, FACS, New Haven, CT
Co-Chair: Ronda S. Henry-Tillman, MD, FACS, Little Rock, AR
Fellow $580 | Non-Fellow $670 | RAS $320 |Non-RAS $350

DC10 | Master Coding: General Surgery CPT Coding
6.5 credits, Verification Level II
Monday, October 23; 9:45 am–5:45 pm
Chair: Albert Bothe, Jr., MD, FACS, Danville, PA
Co-Chair: Linda M. Barney, MD, FACS, Dayton, OH
Fellow $550 | Non-Fellow $635 | RAS $305 | Non-RAS $330

DC11 | General Surgery Review Course
12 credits, Verification Level II
Monday, October 23; 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Tuesday, October 24; 8:00 am–4:00 pm
Chair: Laura J. Moore, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Co-Chair: Travis P. Webb, MD, MHPE, FACS, Milwaukee, WI
Fellow $1,150 | Non-Fellow $1,325 | RAS $635 | Non-RAS $690

DC12 | Achieving Success in Critical Situations: Safety and Teamwork in the Operating Room
4 credits, Verification Level II
Monday, October 23; 1:00–5:15 pm
Chair: Douglas S. Smink, MD, MPH, FACS, FRCSGlas (Hon), Boston, MA
Co-Chair: Steven J. Yule, PhD, Boston, MA
Fellow $375 | Non-Fellow $435 | RAS $210 | Non-RAS $225

DC13 | Surgical Ethics for the Practicing Surgeon
4 credits, Verification Level II
Monday, October 23; 1:30–5:45 pm
Chair: Peter Angelos, MD, PhD, FACS, Chicago, IL
Co-Chair: Margaret L. Schwarze, MD, FACS, Madison, WI
Fellow $295 | Non-Fellow $340 | RAS $165 | Non-RAS $180

DC14 | Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE™): Preparation and Refresher Course—Cancelled
4 credits, Verification Level II
Tuesday, October 24; 8:30 am–12:45 pm
Chair: Pascal R. Fuchshuber, MD, PhD, FACS, Walnut Creek, CA
Co-Chair: Thomas N. Robinson, MD, FACS, Aurora, CO
Fellow $430 | Non-Fellow $495 | RAS $240 | Non-RAS $260

DC15 | Minimally Invasive Endocrine Surgery: Is It Worth It?—Cancelled
6 credits, Verification Level II
Tuesday, October 24; 9:30 am–5:00 pm
Chair: William B. Inabnet III, MD, FACS, New York, NY
Co-Chair: David J. Terris, MD, FACS, Augusta, GA
Fellow $580 | Non-Fellow $670 | RAS $320 | Non-RAS $350

DC16 | Surgical Critical Care: Annual Update
6 credits, Verification Level II
Wednesday, October 25; 8:00 am–3:30 pm
Chair: Joseph Cuschieri, MD, FACS, Seattle, WA
Co-Chair: Niels D. Martin, MD, FACS, FCCM, Philadelphia, PA
Fellow $605 | Non-Fellow $695 | RAS $335 | Non-RAS $365

DC17 | Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Review: Essentials for Surgical Specialties
4 credits, Verification Level II
Wednesday, October 25; 8:30 am–12:45 pm
Chair: Robert R. Lorenz, MD, FACS, Cleveland, OH
Co-Chair: Robert R. Bahnson, MD, FACS, Columbus, OH
Fellow $440 | Non-Fellow $510 | RAS $245 | Non-RAS $265

DC18 | Surgical Oncology for the Rural and Community Surgeon
6 credits, Verification Level II
Wednesday, October 25; 9:00 am–4:30 pm
Chair: Aeisha K. Rivers, MD, FACS, Dallas, TX
Co-Chair: Mark W. Puls, MD, FACS, Alpena, MI
Fellow $580 | Non-Fellow $670 | RAS $320 | Non-RAS $350

DC19 | From Normalized Stress to the Precipice of Burnout: Strategies to Retain Joy in the Profession
4 credits, Verification Level II
Wednesday, October 25; 10:00 am–2:15 pm
Chair: Adam Deutchman, MD, FACS, Salmon, ID
Co-Chair: Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, FACS, Tucson, AZ
Fellow $295 | Non-Fellow $340 | RAS $165 | Non-RAS $180