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

Program Committee

Chair

Dmitry Nepomnayshy, MD, FACS

Vice Chair

Robert M. Rush, Jr., Col., MD, FACS

Members

James M. Cooke, MD
Debra H. Ford, MD, FACS
Luis E. Llerena, MD, FACS
R. Serene Perkins, MD, FACS
Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS
Daniel J. Vargo, MD

Staff

Kathleen A. Johnson, EdM
Cathy Sormalis

Vision

The Program Committee of the Consortium of American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institutes (ACS-AEI) serves to enrich the surgical simulation community by assisting AEI staff and leadership with planning and implementing the Annual AEI Meeting in March.

Mission

  1. To plan and implement educational offerings at the Annual ACS Surgical Simulation Summit: An International Multi-Professional Meeting, which include panel presentations, committee workshops, and other sessions or topics of special interest to the surgical simulation community
  2. To work closely with the Director of the Division of Education and the AEI Program staff to select topics, formats, and faculty
  3. To oversee the evaluation of the educational content and the identification of needs for the next annual meeting
  4. To review and select abstracts for paper and poster presentation at the meeting, as needed
  5. To identify potential sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities

If you have questions please contact Cathy Sormalis, AEI Manager, at csormalis@facs.org or at 312-202-5535.