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ACS Program Updates, Resources and Announcements

January 4, 2022

Nomination Period for ACS/Pfizer Surgical Volunteerism Awards Is Now Open—Submit by February 28

The ACS/Pfizer Surgical Volunteerism Awards recognize and celebrate ACS Fellows and members whose altruism, vision, leadership, and dedication provide models to emulate and whose contributions have made a lasting difference. Individuals can be nominated in six categories—academic global surgery, domestic, humanitarian, international, military, and resident.

The nomination application, accessible through the Operation Giving Back website, is now open! The nomination period will close February 28, 2022. We strongly encourage you to submit nominations on behalf of your surgical peers deserving of an award in the various categories. Self-nominations also are permissible.

Contact OGB with any questions at ogb@facs.org or mmelone@facs.org.

Access to TQIP Conference Content Remains Open and Available On-Demand; Deadline to Claim CME is February 17

Educational content is now available for on-demand viewing from the virtual 2021 TQIP (Trauma Quality Improvement Program) Annual Conference. Note that you must be a registered attendee to log in and view conference sessions on demand. Registration will remain open through February 17, 2022. The deadline to claim Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Education (CE) credit or Certificate of Attendance also is February 17, 2022. Your registration gives you access to:

  • Special sessions including Keynote Address, Creating Change When Change Is Hard, by Chip Heath, PhD, and Trauma Survivor Speaker Heather Martin, who describes Surviving Columbine: Lessons Learned in Survivor Care and Recovery
  • A total of 20 oral abstract presentations on Registry, Geriatrics, Performance Improvement, and Trauma Systems and Collaboratives
  • Sessions on how change can impact programmatic growth; a Fireside Chat with ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, on the growth of quality in trauma care; how the TQIP Mortality Reporting System can mitigate unanticipated mortality events and improve patient care; and many more

Register now!

Listen to the Podcast Corner: Speaking of SurgOnc Discusses Inequal Burden of Melanoma between Black and White Patients

Podcast selections are curated by Frederick L. Greene, MD, FACS, and reviewed by the Bulletin Brief editorial board.

In this edition of the Podcast Corner, we once again feature the podcast series Speaking of SurgOnc. In this episode, Rick Greene, MD, FACS, and John H. Stewart, MD, FACS, professor of surgery, Louisiana State University (LSU) Health New Orleans School of Medicine, and center director, LSU Health New Orleans/Louisiana Children's Medical Center Health Cancer Center, New Orleans, discuss the unequal burden of melanoma between the Black population and White population in the US and the differences in access to melanoma care. We hope you enjoy listening and learning.

New Career Opportunities: Openings for Vascular Surgeons, Pediatric Surgeons, and More

With the ACS Surgery Career Connection, you can search more than 1,000 surgeon-specific positions and submit your application. The ACS Surgery Career Connection site is the premier resource to connect highly qualified surgeons with the best career opportunities across the country. Find your next career opportunity. Log on today!

Vascular Surgeons

Centra Health | Lynchburg, VA

University of Oklahoma – Health Sciences Center | Oklahoma City, OK

Bronson Cardiothoracic, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery | Kalamazoo, MI

Pediatric Surgeons

Carilion Clinic | Roanoke, VA

West Virginia University | Morgantown, WV

General Surgeons

Moab Regional Hospital | Moab, UT

Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center | Camp Hill, PA

Bay Surgical Specialists, LLC | St. Petersburg, FL

Colorectal Surgeons

Leadership and Division Director - Maine Health | Portland, ME

Tailor your Surgery Career Connection search to target the opportunities of interest to you.

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