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

Didactic/Experiential Courses

These courses offer CME Credit and require an additional fee.

DC01 | Annual Update on Emergency General Surgery
6 Credits, Verification Level II
Saturday, October 20; 8:00 am–3:30 pm
Chair: Ali Salim, MD, FACS, Boston, MA
Co-Chair: David T. Efron, MD, FACS, Baltimore, MD
Fellow $595 | Non-Fellow $685 | RAS $295 | Non-RAS $360

DC02 | Global Health Competencies for Surgeons: Cognitive and System Skills
6 Credits, Verification Level II
Saturday, October 20; 8:30 am–4:00 pm
Chair: Girma Tefera, MD, FACS, Madison, WI
Co-Chair: Robert Riviello, MD, MPH, FACS, Boston, MA
Fellow $595 | Non-Fellow $685 | RAS $295 | Non-RAS $360

DC03 | Surgical Education: Principles and Practice
6 Credits, Verification Level II
Saturday, October 20; 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 $535 | Non-Fellow $620 | RAS $270 | Non-RAS $320

DC04 | Management of Anorectal Disease
6 Credits, Verification Level II
Saturday, October 20; 9:00 am–4:30 pm
Chair: Alexis L. Grucela, MD, FACS
Co-Chair: Vincent J. Obias, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Washington, DC
Fellow $595 | Non-Fellow $685 | RAS $295 | Non-RAS $360

DC05 | Annual Trauma Update: The Cutting Edge and Future of Trauma
6 Credits, Verification Level II
Sunday, October 21; 8:00 am–3:30 pm
Chair: Joseph P. Minei, MD, FACS, Dallas, TX
Co-Chair: Oscar D. Guillamondegui, MD, MPH, FACS, Nashville, TN
Fellow $595 | Non-Fellow $685 | RAS $295 | Non-RAS $360

DC06 | Basic Coding: Supercharge Your Reimbursement Skills: Coding, Billing, and Reimbursement for Surgical Services
6.5 Credits, Verification Level II
Sunday, October 21; 8:30 am–4:30 pm
Chair:
Samuel Smith, MD, FACS, Little Rock, AK
Co-Chair: Megan E. McNally, MD, FACS, Mission Hills, KS
Fellow $575 | Non-Fellow $660 | RAS $290 | Non-RAS $345

DC07 | Measure Twice, Cut Once! Optimizing Surgical Systems of Care
6 Credits, Verification Level II
Sunday, October 21; 9:00 am–4:30 pm
Chair: Harry C. Sax, MD, FACS, FACHE, Los Angeles, CA
Fellow $575 | Non-Fellow $660 | RAS $290 | Non-RAS $345

DC08 | Atypical Breast Lesions: Defining and Managing This High-Risk Population
6 Credits, Verification Level II
Sunday, October 21; 9:30 am–5:00 pm
Chair: Kristine E. Calhoun, MD, FACS, Seattle, WA
Co-Chair: Colleen M. O’Kelly Priddy, MD, Seattle, WA
Fellow $595 | Non-Fellow $685 | RAS $295 | Non-RAS $360

DC09 | Opioid-Sparing Perioperative Pain Management: A Credentialed Course for the Practicing Surgeon
4 Credits, Verification Level II
Sunday, October 21; 10:00 am–2:15 pm
Chair: John M. Daly, MD, FACS, FRCSI (Hon), FRCSG (Hon), Philadelphia, PA
Co-Chair: Michael J. Englesbe, MD, FACS, Ann Arbor, MI
Fellow $395 | Non-Fellow $455 | RAS $200 | Non-RAS $240

DC10 | 2018 Mastering General CPT Coding
6.5 Credits, Verification Level II
Monday, October 22; 9:15 am–5:15 pm
Chair: Linda Barney, MD, FACS, Dayton, OH
Co-Chair: Michael Sutherland, MD, FACS, Columbus, OH
Fellow $575 | Non-Fellow $660 | RAS $290| Non-RAS $345

DC11 | Cutting-Edge Endocrine Surgery: A Case-Based Review of Recent Advances in Endocrine Surgery
4 Credits, Verification Level II
Monday, October 22; 9:45 am–2:00 pm
Chair: James A. Lee, MD, FACS, New York, NY
Co-Chair: Tracy S. Wang, MD, MPH, FACS, Milwaukee, WI
Fellow $395 | Non-Fellow $455 | RAS $200 | Non-RAS $240

DC12 | General Surgery Review Course
12 Credits, Verification Level II
Monday, October 22; 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Tuesday, October 23; 8:00 am–4:00 pm
Chair: Travis P. Webb, MD, MHPE, FACS, Milwaukee, WI
Fellow $1,185 | Non-Fellow $1,365 | RAS $595 | Non-RAS $715

DC13 | Negotiation Skills Training
4 Credits, Verification Level II
Monday, October 22; 1:00–5:15 pm
Chair: Steven L. Chen, MD, MBA, FACS, San Diego, CA
Fellow $360 | Non-Fellow $415 | RAS $180 | Non-RAS $220

DC14 | Rescuing Critical Cases in the Operating Room
4 Credits, Verification Level II
Tuesday, October 23; 9:00 am–1:15 pm
Chair: Douglas S. Smink, MD, MPH, FACS, FRCSGlas(Hon), Boston, MA
Co-Chair: Steven J. Yule, PhD, Boston, MA
Fellow $395 | Non-Fellow $455 | RAS $200 | Non-RAS $240

DC15 | Annual Update in Surgical Critical Care
6 Credits, Verification Level II
Wednesday, October 24; 8:30 am–4:00 pm
Chair: Lena M. Napolitano, MD, FACS, Ann Arbor, MI
Co-Chair: Babak Sarani, MD, FACS, Washington, DC
Fellow $595 | Non-Fellow $685 | RAS $295 | Non-RAS $360