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

9th Annual ACS-AEI Postgraduate Course

AEI PG Course

Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17, 2016
Boston, MA

Course Overview

This two-day postgraduate course provides surgeons, educators, and administrators behind-the-scenes access to the Carl J. Shapiro Simulation and Skills Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA, one of the first simulation centers to be accredited by the American College of Surgeons-Accredited Education Institutes (ACS-AEI) Program. 

The first day will feature presentations from faculty on a variety of topics including the development of high-fidelity, low-cost simulators; developing immersive virtual reality teaching environments; using simulation for team training in the operating room and the ACS/ASE Medical Student Simulation-Based Surgical Skills Curriculum. Exhibitors will also be on hand during breaks and the reception to showcase new technology relevant to skills labs and simulation centers.

The second day begins with a tour of the simulation center. Afterwards, participants have the opportunity to rotate among interactive workshops.

Continuing Medical 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

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will be provided for this activity.

Inquiries and Exhibitor Information

Please direct all inquiries to Cathy Wojcik at or 312-202-5535.