September 19, 2023
The ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators virtual Fireside Chat Series connects you with experts for an open dialog driven by audience questions. The next session will be a discussion with E. Christopher Ellison, MD, FACS, on his career, lessons learned, and tenure as President of the ACS. The Fireside Chat takes places 7:00–8:00 pm CT on Thursday, September 28.
Dr. Ellison is an esteemed general surgeon from Columbus, Ohio, who was installed for a 1-year term as the 103rd ACS President in October 2022. He is the Robert M. Zollinger Professor of Surgery Emeritus at The Ohio State University College of Medicine (OSU COM) in Columbus, and he previously served as chair of the Department of Surgery, interim dean of OSU COM, and president and CEO of The Ohio State University Physicians Practice Plan. He also recently served as the George W. Paulson MD Medical Heritage Center Scholar-in-Residence for 2 years.
The host for the Fireside Chat is Mohsen M. Shabahang, MD, PhD, FACS, Chair of the Subcommittee on Novel Teaching and Assessment Methods and Educational Resources for the ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators. Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME, Director of the ACS Division of Education and Co-Chair of the ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators Steering Committee, will give welcoming remarks.