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Distinguished Guest Lecturers to Speak at the 2013 Clinical Congress


CHICAGO (August 28, 2013): The Distinguished Guest Lecturers for the upcoming Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) in Washington, DC, have been announced.  Among these renown lecturers are American author and historian Mr. David McCullough;  Robert H. Bartlett, MD, FACS, known for his developments in treating infants with respiratory failure;  and Peter Carmel, MD, the 166th president of the American Medical Association.   

The Clinical Congress is one of the largest international meetings of surgeons in the world.

WHEN:  October 7 – 9, 2013.

WHERE: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

Writers, editors, and producers who are interested in covering these lectures and other sessions  at the 2013 ACS Clinical Congress should apply now for  press credentials. This annual meeting will also include presentations from thousands of researchers and surgeons from around the world. The Clinical Congress represents s a great opportunity  for your publication or media outlet to report on important leading- edge developments in the field of surgery.

In addition, we ask that you read the ACS criteria for granting press credentials before submitting your application.

The deadline to apply in advance is SEPTEMBER 6, 2013.

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About the American College of Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for all surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 79,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit


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