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

ACS Surgical Simulation Summit

Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17, 2018
Swissôtel Chicago

Check back here in the coming months for updates about the 2018 meeting. The abstract submission site opens in July and online registration will be available in December.

Review the agenda, listen to podcasts and view slides from the 2017 meeting.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone with an interest in simulation-based surgical education, particularly prospective AEI members, are encouraged to attend. Directors, administrators, and staff from American College of Surgeons-Accredited Education Institutes (ACS-AEIs), as well as ACS-AEI site surveyors, reviewers, and committee members also typically attend this meeting. A special discount will be offered to medical students and residents who register.

In addition to providing a forum for networking, the objectives of the meeting are to present innovative research and educational activities from ACS-AEIs; to share best practices; to collaborate in curriculum development, faculty development, technology support, research and development, and administration; and to review the latest resources and technologies to support simulation-based surgical 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

The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Self-Assessment Credit will also be offered for this activity.