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

Session Code: SL03
Title: Global Engagement
Date and Time of Session: Wednesday, October 19: 11:15 am - 12:45 pm
Description: The Global Engagement session is scheduled to introduce the new strategic direction of the American College of Surgeons in global and domestic volunteerism. There will be three 30 minutes sessions. The first session will focus on International programs and the second session will focus on Domestic volunteerism, where examples of best practices from previous Award winners will be presented. The last 30 minutes will provide opportunity for an open mic presentation. Fellows can discuss the extraordinary volunteerism work they do domestically and abroad. Each presenter will be given three minutes to share highlights of their work. Those interested to present should contact
CME Credit Hours: 1
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
Surgical Humanitarian Outreach (HUM)
Sponsored By:
Operation Giving Back
Program Participants:
Girma Tefera, MD, FACS
Session I: International Programs
Moderator International Programs
Girma Tefera, MD, FACS
Co-Moderator International Programs
Fabrizio Michelassi, MD, FACS
Presenter International Programs
Henri R. Ford, MD, FACS
Presenter International Programs
Miliard Derbew Beyene, MD FRCS. FCS-ECSA
Presenter International Programs
Walter D Johnson, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS, FAANS
Session II: Domestic Volunteerism
Co-Moderator Domestic Volunteerism
Scott A. Leckman, MD FACS
Moderator Domestic Volunteerism
Girma Tefera, MD, FACS
Presenter Domestic Volunteerism
Sandra Lynn Freiwald, MD FACS
Presenter Domestic Volunteerism
Anathea C. Powell, MD FACS
Moderator Session III: Open Mic Forum
Raymond R. Price, MD, FACS