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

(Formerly ACS-AEI Consortium Meeting)

March 17 and 18, 2017 (Friday and Saturday)
Swissôtel Chicago

Listen to a podcast featuring Kevin J. Lachapelle, MD, FACS, Chair of the ACS-AEI Program Committee, on the evolution of the annual meeting.

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Meeting Information

Who Should Attend?

Directors, administrators, and staff from American College of Surgeons-Accredited Education Institutes (ACS-AEIs), as well as ACS-AEI site surveyors, reviewers, and committee members should attend this meeting. Prospective ACS-AEI members and others with an interest in simulation-based education are also encouraged to attend. A special discount will be offered to medical students and residents who attend.

In addition to providing a forum for members to network with each other, the objectives of the meeting are to present innovative research and educational activities from ACS-AEIs; to share best practices; to collaborate across ACS-AEIs in curriculum development, faculty development, technology support, research and development, and administration; and to review the latest resources and technologies to support simulation-based surgical education.


The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation

The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 

Self-Assessment Credit will also be offered for this activity.

Exhibitor Information

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If your company is interested in exhibiting at this meeting, please contact Cathy Wojcik at or 312-202-5535.