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

Program and Review Committee


COL Timothy Brand, MD, FACS


CAPT Gordon Wisbach, MD


Kathleen A. Johnson, EdM
Amy Johnson, MS


The Program and Review 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 ACS Surgical Simulation Summit that takes place annually in March.


  • 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
  • Work closely with the Director of the Division of Education and the AEI Program staff to select topics, formats, and faculty
  • Oversee the evaluation of the educational content and the identification of needs for the next annual meeting
  • Review and select abstracts for paper and poster presentation at the meeting
  • Identify potential sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities

If you have questions please contact Amy Johnson, MS, AEI Coordinator, at or 312-202-5415.