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

ACS-AEI Postgraduate Course

Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU)

Breaking Down Silos to Build Interprofessional Excellence

Friday, September 8 and Saturday, September 9, 2017
Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU)
Portland, OR

Course Overview

As a major hub for technology, sports apparel, and food culture, Portland is teeming with professionals performing at the highest level. The 2017 ACS-AEI Postgraduate Course will focus on the attainment of competency for tomorrow's health care professionals.

The two-day course will provide surgeons, educators, and administrators an introduction to the ACS-AEI comprehensive-accredited OHSU Simulation center on the campus of Oregon Health and Science University in Portland. The first day will feature exciting immersive presentations from OHSU faculty who will showcase simulation efforts used to develop competency across multiple healthcare disciplines and professions. The second day, visitors will explore our technical skills and cognitive-based training centers through interactive workshops while taking in the scenic Portland landscape. Exhibitors will be on hand during breaks and at the reception to showcase new technology relevant to skills labs and simulation centers.

Hear about what you can expect at the 2017 ACS-AEI Postgraduate Course from VirtuOHSU Surgical Director Donn H. Spight, MD, FACS!

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Registration is now open. The deadline to register is Monday, August 28.

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Continuing Medical Education


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

Exhibitor Information

View the exhibitor prospectus. Please direct all inquiries to Cathy Wojcik at or 312-202-5535.