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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.

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In-person Event

ACS Surgical Simulation Summit Agenda

ACS Surgical Simulation Summit
Schedule at a Glance

All sessions will be held at the Swissôtel Chicago.

March 2
7:00 – 8:00 am
Registration, Breakfast & Exhibits
8:00 – 8:30 am
Opening Session
8:30 – 9:00 am

State of the ACS-Accredited Education Institutes: 2023 Update

Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME, MAMSE

9:00 – 9:45 am

Keynote Address – Delivering on the Promise of Simulation-based Surgical Education: On the Edge of the Dream

Richard K. Reznick, MD, FRCSC, Med, FACS, FRCSEd (Hon), FRCSI (Hon), FRCS (Hon)

9:45 – 10:00 am
Break & Exhibits
10:00 – 11:30 am

Special Panel: Advancing Scholarship in Simulation-Based Surgical Education

Carla M. Pugh, MD, PhD, FACS
David A. Rogers, MD, FACS
Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD, FACS

11:30 – 12:30 pm
Team R.E.S.P.E.C.T
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Lunch & Exhibits
1:30 – 3:00 pm
Innovations in Simulation-Based Education “Shark Tank”
3:00 – 3:30 pm
AEI Fellows: Where Are They Now?
3:30 – 4:00 pm
Break & Exhibits

4:00 – 6:00 pm

AEI Fellows: Future Leaders in Simulation
March 3
7:00 – 8:00 am
Networking Breakfast
8:00 – 10:00 am
Original Works Papers Session
10:00 – 10:30 pm
Break & Exhibits

10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Concurrent Committee Workshops

  • Bottoms Up! Integrating Inter-Professional Education into a Health Sciences Center
  • Do It Yourself Workshop – Model Building
  • FUN Workshop Competition – FACULTY Development Committee Presents UNIQUE Concepts to Learn How to NAVIGATE the Training of Faculty to Teach in an AEI
  • Performance Dimension Training for Effective Feedback Based on Direct Observation in Surgical Practice
  • Setting Up Multicenter Trials in Surgical Simulation: Leveraging the Power of the AEI Consortium
12:15 – 1:15 pm
Lunch & Exhibits
1:15 – 5:30 pm
ACS/ASA Collaborative Session
5:30 – 6:30 pm
Networking Reception
March 4
7:00 – 8:00 am
Networking Breakfast
7:00-8:00 am
International Breakfast Meeting (Invitation Only)
8:00 – 8:30 am
Patient Safety Organization Presentation
8:30 – 9:30 am
Poster Rounds
9:30 – 9:45 am
Break
9:45 – 11:45 am
Interprofessional Education Papers Session
11:45 – 12:00 pm
Closing Session