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

Advance Registration for Press Credentials is now closed. During the Clinical Congress, members of the media may apply for press credentials on site in the ACS Press Room.

First Read the ACS Press Credentials Policy

ACS Clinical Congress 2019—one of the largest international meetings of surgeons in the world—will convene October 27–31, in San Francisco, CA.

The conference theme is “For Our Patients.” The Moscone Center will house the scientific sessions, courses, and all scientific and technical exhibits. The Hilton San Francisco Union Square will serve as the headquarters hotel for the conference.

Program Highlights

Named Guest Lectures

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Panel Sessions

  • Current Management of Upper GI Bleeding
  • Antibiotics for Appendicitis? No Consensus Yet
  • Intimate Partner Violence and the Surgical Workforce

Video-Based Education Sessions

  • New Surgical Technology
  • Challenging and Unusual Problems in Surgery
  • Surgical Cases in Trauma

See the full Educational Program for Clinical Congress 2019

Additionally, more than 180 companies will display products or services that improve the quality of surgical patient care or enhance management practices within the surgical profession.