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

Special Sessions

Academy of Master Surgeon EducatorsACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators

Monday, October 28 | 1:00–2:00 pm

Developed under the auspices of the ACS Division of Education, the Academy of Master Surgeon Educators™ recognizes surgeon educators who have devoted their careers to surgical education. The Academy’s mission is to play a leadership role in advancing the science and practice of education across all surgical specialties, promoting the highest achievements in the lifetimes of surgeons. The inaugural class of Members and Associate Members were inducted into the Academy in October 2018. The second cohort is scheduled to be inducted in October 2019. The Academy membership will support the mission and goals of the Academy by actively participating in Academy programs and activities. This Special Session will provide an overview of the ACS Academy, its history, and current status; outline criteria for admission; and highlight upcoming programs and activities. Panelists will be members of the ACS Steering Committee for the Academy of Master Surgeon Educators. This session will be moderated by L. D. Britt, MD, MPH, DSc(Hon), FACS, FCCM, and co-moderated by Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME. 


ACS Membership Survey Results on Firearm Injury Prevention

Tuesday, October 29 | 11:30 am–12:30 pm

This session will present the results of the American College of Surgeons member survey on Firearm Injury Prevention and Advocacy. This session will be moderated by Deborah A. Kuhls, MD, FACS, FCCM, and co-moderated by Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS.