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

Session Code: PS112
Title: Global Engagement
Date and Time of Session: Monday, October 28: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Moscone Convention Center - Room: MS 153
Description: The Global Engagement panel session will report and discuss the strategic direction of the American College of Surgeons in global and domestic volunteerism. The program will have two distinct segments: Domestic Volunteerism (30 minutes) and Global Engagement (45 minutes). During the Domestic Volunteerism segment, domestic volunteerism awardees will discuss best practices in providing volunteerism. During the Global Engagement segment, there will be an in-depth discussion of the partnerships developed by OGB and colleges from low- and middle- income countries. The final segment will be an open mic session for fellows to discuss the extraordinary volunteerism work they do around the globe.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
Surgical Humanitarian Outreach (HUM), International (INT)
Sponsored By:
Committee on Global Engagement through Operation Giving Back, International Relations Committee
Program Participants:
Girma Tefera, MD FACS
Barbara L. Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS (Hon), FRCSI (Hon), FCOSECSA (Hon)
Scott A. Leckman, MD FACS
Section Moderator Session I: Domestic Engagement
Scott A. Leckman, MD FACS
Speaker Update on Puerto Rico Project
Michael E. Lekawa, MD FACS
Speaker Update on Health Career Collaborative
Liana Gefter, MD, MPH
Section Moderator Sesion II: International Engagement
Barbara L. Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS (Hon), FRCSI (Hon), FCOSECSA (Hon)
Speaker Update from ACS-Hawassa Surgical Training Hub Collaborative
Joseph V. Sakran, MD, MPH, MPA, FACS
Speaker ACS-COSECSA Women Scholars Program: Updates, Needs, and Challenges
Abebe Bekele, MD, FACS
Other Updates
Open Discussion