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

Surgical Skills Courses

Skills courses

These courses offer CME Credit and require an additional fee.

SC01 | Advanced Skills Training for Rural Surgeons: Pediatric, Gynecologic, and Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Emergencies
8 Credits; Verification Level III
Saturday, October 20; 8:00 am–5:30 pm
Chair: Adam Deutchman, MD, FACS, Salmon, ID
Co-Chair: Susan E. Long, MD, FACS, Buckhannon, WV
Fellow $1,060 | Non-Fellow $1,215 | RAS $530 | Non-RAS $640

SC02 | Minimally Invasive and Robot-Assisted Esophagectomy
SC02A: Lecture Only,
4 Credits; Verification Level II
Saturday, October 20; 8:00 am–12:15 pm
Fellow $380 | Non-Fellow $440 | RAS $190 | Non-RAS $230
SC02B: Lecture and Lab, 8 Credits; Verification Level III
Saturday, October 20; 8:00 am–5:30 pm
Fellow $1,060 | Non-Fellow $1,215 | RAS $530 | Non-RAS $640
Chair: Min P. Kim, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Co-Chair: Inderpal S. Sakaria, MD, FACS, Pittsburgh, PA

SC03 | International Humanitarian Surgery
8 Credits; Verification Level II
Sunday, October 21; 8:00 am–5:30 pm
Chair: Sherry M. Wren, MD, FACS, Palo Alto, CA
Co-Chair: Robert Riviello, MD, FACS, Boston, MA
Fellow $775 | Non-Fellow $890 | RAS $390 | Non-RAS $465

SC04 | Surgical Endoscopy: Essential Skills in Gastrointestinal Surgery
SC04A: Lecture Only,
4 Credits; Verification Level II
Sunday, October 21; 8:00 am–12:15 pm
Fellow $380 | Non-Fellow $440 | RAS $190 | Non-RAS $230
SC04B: Lecture and Lab, 8 Credits; Verification Level III
Sunday, October 21; 8:00 am–5:30 pm
Fellow $1,060 | Non-Fellow $1,215 | RAS $530 | Non-RAS $640
Chair: Jeffrey M. Marks, MD, FACS, Cleveland, OH
Co-Chair: Eric M. Pauli, MD, FACS, Hershey, PA

SC05 | Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Neck Ultrasound
7.75 Credits; Verification Level III
Sunday, October 21; 8:15 am–5:30 pm
Chair: Lisa A. Orloff, MD, FACS, Stanford, CA
Co-Chair: Russell B. Smith, MD, FACS, Jacksonville, FL
Prerequisite: Registrants must purchase and complete the Ultrasound for Surgeons: The Basic Course, 3rd Edition Online Course.
Fellow $1,470 | Non-Fellow $1,690 | RAS $735 | Non-RAS $885

SC06 | Foregut Surgery: Achalasia, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), and Obesity
SC06A: Lecture Only,
3 Credits; Verification Level II
Monday, October 22; 10:00 am–1:15 pm
Fellow $300 | Non-Fellow $345 | RAS $150 | Non-RAS $180
SC06B: Lecture and Lab, 6 Credits; Verification Level III
Monday, October 22; 10:00 am–5:30 pm
Chair: Marco G. Patti, MD, FACS, Chapel Hill, NC
Co-Chair: John G. Hunter, MD, FACS, Portland, OR
Fellow $915 | Non-Fellow $1,050 | RAS $460 | Non-RAS $550

SC07 | Advanced Colonoscopy: Polypectomy and Beyond
4 Credits; Verification Level III
Monday, October 22; 1:00–5:30 pm
Chair: Richard L. Whelan, MD, FACS, New York, NY
Co-Chair: I. Emre Gorgun, MD, FACS, Cleveland, OH
Fellow $1,060 | Non-Fellow $1,215 | RAS $530 | Non-RAS $640

SC08 | Interventional Ultrasound: A Practical Guide for General and Pediatric Surgeons
4 Credits; Verification Level III
Monday, October 22; 1:15–5:30 pm
Chair: Stefan Scholz, MD, FACS, Pittsburgh, PA
Co-Chair: Marcus Jarboe, MD, FACS, Ann Arbor, MI
Fellow $915 | Non-Fellow $1,050 | RAS $460 | Non-RAS $550

SC09 | Ultrasound for the General Surgeon: How to Help Your Patient in the Acute Setting with the Technology Available in Your Pocket
6 Credits; Verification Level III
Tuesday, October 23; 8:30 am–4:00 pm
Chair: Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, Richmond, VA
Co-Chair: Jacob J. Glaser, MD, FACS, San Antonio, TX
Fellow $915 | Non-Fellow $1,050 | RAS $460 | Non-RAS $550

 

SC10 | Oncoplastic Breast Surgery in My Practice
7 Credits, Verification Level III
Tuesday, October 23; 9:00 am–5:30 pm
Chair: V. Suzanne Klimberg, MD, PhD, FACS, Galveston, TX
Co-Chair: Ronda S. Henry-Tillman, MD, PhD, FACS, Little Rock, AR
Fellow $1,645 | Non-Fellow $1,890 | RAS $825 | Non-RAS $990

SC11 | Basic Endovascular Skills for Trauma (BEST™) — Cancelled
4 Credits, Verification Level III
Tuesday, October 23; 1:00–5:30 pm
Chair: Megan L. Brenner, MD, FACS, Los Angeles, CA
Co-Chair: Joseph J. DuBose, MD, FACS, Baltimore, MD
Fellow $2,000 | Non-Fellow $2,300

SC12 | Contemporary Strategies for Minimally Invasive Inguinal and Ventral Hernia Repair
SC12A: Lecture Only,
3.5 Credits; Verification Level II
Wednesday, October 24; 8:00–11:45 am
Fellow $380 | Non-Fellow $440 | RAS $190 | Non-RAS $230
SC12B: Lecture and Lab, 7.5 Credits; Verification Level III
Wednesday, October 24; 8:00 am–5:00 pm
Fellow $1,060 | Non-Fellow $1,215 | RAS $530 | Non-RAS $640
Chair: Carla M. Pugh, MD, PhD, FACS, Madison, WI
Co-Chair: Gina L. Adrales, MD, MPH, FACS, Baltimore, MD
Co-Chair: John S. Roth, MD, FACS, Lexington, KY

SC13 | Mass Casualty Triage: How to Do It — Cancelled
8 Credits; Verification Level III
Wednesday, October 24; 8:00 am–5:30 pm
Chair: John H. Armstrong, MD, FACS, Ocala, FL
Co-Chair: Jay J. Doucet, MD, FACS, San Diego, CA
Fellow $1,125| Non-Fellow $1,295| RAS $565 | Non-RAS $675

SC14 | Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET™)
7 Credits; Verification Level III
Wednesday, October 24; 8:30 am–4:45 pm
Chair: Eric J. Kuncir, MD, FACS, Huntington Beach, CA
Co-Chair: Edward Kelly, MD, FACS, Boston, MA
Fellow $1,555 | Non-Fellow $1,790 | RAS $780 | Non-RAS $935