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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

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Call for Abstracts

The American College of Surgeons has issued a call for abstracts to be presented at the 2023 Quality and Safety Conference, July 10–13. The deadline for submitting abstracts is February 28, 2023.

Individuals at participating sites are encouraged to submit a 250-word abstract for poster and/or podium presentation. The abstract should relate to surgical quality improvement initiatives including the development, implementation, or validation of best practices. We are also interested in operational best practices relating to workflows around collecting data and reporting. Abstracts should utilize data from one or more of the following ACS Quality Programs. There is no limit on the number of abstracts per author.  

Please note that abstracts which have been submitted or recently presented at other meetings are eligible for presentation at the ACS Quality and Safety Conference. Previous presentation of a paper does not prohibit the presentation or publication of the material at the Quality and Safety Conference.   

We welcome submissions from the following categories: 

  1. Bariatric 
  2. Cancer 
  3. Collaboratives 
  4. Education 
  5. Efficiency and Value 
  6. Emergency General Surgery (EGS)
  7. Geriatric 
  8. Health Equity and Access 
  9. Healthcare Informatics for Quality 
  10. Pediatrics 
  11. Policy
  12. Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO’s) / Patient Centeredness 
  13. Trauma / Acute Care 
  14. Surgical Potpourri 
  15. Vascular
Access the Submissions Portal

If you have questions, email acsqsconference@facs.org or call 312-202-5319.