September 9–15, 2023 | Emory Conference Center Hotel, Atlanta, GA
This six-day intensive course, offered by the ACS Division of Education, is designed to provide surgeons with the knowledge and skills to enhance their abilities as teachers and administrators of surgical education programs.
The course emphasizes the needs of adult learners and the techniques necessary to develop an effective learning environment for medical students, surgical residents, and colleagues. The class size is limited, and participants are carefully selected to foster highly interactive sessions.
The application window is open until March 31, 2023.
Click here to apply for 2023 Surgeons as Educators.
For more information, please contact ACS Staff at email@example.com or 312-202-5140.
The course is limited to 32 participants. Letters of notification regarding course acceptance have been emailed.
All participants are expected to attend the entire course and remain until its conclusion.
Please do not include payment with the application form. Full payment of the course fee will be due upon written acceptance into the course, and must be received by Friday, April 28, 2023. The fee covers tuition, all course materials, lodging for 6 nights, and all meals and break refreshments. Please note that ACS members will be given priority consideration.
Participants who need to cancel their registrations will receive a full refund, less an administrative fee of $50, provided the cancelation is received in writing by Friday, May 19, 2023. Registrants who cancel after that date will not receive a refund unless an alternate from the course’s official waiting list can be confirmed.
The ACS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The ACS designates this live activity for a maximum of 44.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME, MAMSE
Director, Division of Education
Patrice Gabler Blair, MPH
Associate Director, Division of Education
Sue Lawler, PhD, CPA, MBA
Assistant Director, Comprehensive and Innovative Faculty Development Programs
The course will be held at the Emory Conference Center Hotel, 1615 Clifton Rd., Atlanta, GA, 15 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
This premier hotel and conference center is set on the campus of Emory University and is surrounded by 26 acres of forest preserve. Hotel amenities include a fitness center, complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access and parking, an indoor swimming pool, and hiking and biking trails. For additional information, please contact the conference center by phone at 800-933-6679 or visit their website.
The course is intended for full-time faculty members who are interested in acquiring or honing skills in curriculum development, teaching, performance and program evaluation, and program administration as well as faculty who have direct teaching responsibilities for medical students or residents.
Participants are expected to free themselves from all work obligations during the course. The intensive nature of the program requires that evenings be kept free for preparation and other course activities; full participation by all attendees throughout the program is expected.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
A native of Connecticut, Dr. Schenarts graduated summa cum laude from Fordham University and received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut, where he also completed a post-sophomore fellowship in anatomic pathology and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.