August 22, 2023
Now is the time to secure your registration for Clinical Congress 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts—one of the world’s premier surgical education events. Surgeons can save up to $150 by registering in the early bird registration window, which closes Monday, August 28.
Resident and medical students: Your registration is FREE if you register early, and you can then take advantage of the Surgery Resident Program and the Medical Student Program, with information, education, and faculty tailored to meet the unique needs of these young cohorts.
This year’s Sunday-through-Wednesday meeting footprint is designed to provide all the learning and networking you need in a more compacted timeframe. In addition, the hybrid event will again offer select content in a virtual, on-demand format, which will remain available for access until May 1, 2024.
The defining feature of Clinical Congress is the unbeatable scientific and clinical education program. In addition to a broad range of outstanding hands-on and didactic learning opportunities and timely discourse on relevant surgical topics, attendees will have unparalleled access to peers.
Clinical Congress also provides an impressive slate of more casual networking opportunities and closes with the popular Taste of the City.
A highlight of the annual Clinical Congress is the Convocation Ceremony, which confers Fellowship upon surgeons who have successfully met the College’s requirements and standards and who are committed to the ACS mission and values. The ceremony on Sunday evening, October 22, will be livestreamed on the ACS website and will include recognition of Honorary Fellows, presentation of the Distinguished Service Award, installation of ACS Officers and Officers-Elect, and the Presidential Address.
Renowned Named Lecturers
Eminent surgeons and healthcare experts will deliver this year’s always-popular Named Lectures.
A Robust Scientific and Clinical Program
More than 100 Panel Sessions include several dedicated to core general surgery topics, including diverticulitis, appendicitis, and much more. Timely topics such as the role of predictive tools and artificial intelligence in surgery and postoperative outcomes, caring for transgender patients, also will be explored, and perennial conference favorite 10 Hot Topics in Surgery will return as well. In addition, for the first time, Clinical Congress 2023 will include pro/con debates sessions.
Scientific Forum and More
The expansive Scientific Forum offers the opportunity to learn about the latest high-quality, in-progress scientific and academic surgery reports, including updates on High Impact Clinical Trials & Studies. In addition, Didactic and Skills Postgraduate Courses, Meet-the-Expert Sessions, Video-Based Education, and more will be available for attendees.
Check out the Exhibit Hall
Throughout the conference, attendees will be able to visit ACS Central and the Technical Exhibition, where more than 125 companies will display their products, innovations, and services. In addition, returning this year are two popular educational exhibits—the ACS Surgical Metrics Project and Surgical Ergonomics Hands-On Clinic.