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

Annual ACS-AEI Postgraduate Course

November 13–14, 2015
Stanford, CA

Registration Information

More details will be available in the coming months. Online registration will open in July 2015.

Course Overview

The Goodman Surgical Education Center at StanfordThis two-day postgraduate course provides surgeons, educators, and administrators behind-the-scenes access to the Stanford Department of Surgery Education Institute, a Comprehensive American College of Surgeons-Accredited Educational Institute (ACS-AEI). The first day will be held at the Four Seasons Silicon Valley, and feature presentations and dynamic panels from a range of surgical educators demonstrating new and innovative ways to integrate simulation into surgical training. Exhibitors will also be on hand during breaks to display new technology for skills labs and simulation centers. The second day will showcase some of the simulation centers and skills labs affiliated with the Department of Surgery, with an interactive scavenger hunt-themed tour of the Stanford campus. Participants will then have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops demonstrating novel educational methods and simulation techniques.

Venue and Hotel Accommodations

The Four Seasons Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto
2050 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303


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.

Cost to Attend

AEI members: $425
Non-AEI attendees: $495
All medical students and residents: $180

Inquiries and Exhibitor Information

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