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Save the date: American College of Surgeons to host Virtual Clinical Congress, October 23-27

Annual conference will include guest lectures by prominent clinicians and hundreds of online scientific sessions for today’s practicing surgeon and team members

CHICAGO (July 29, 2021): The annual American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2021 Virtual will convene October 23–27, offering surgeons and guest clinicians both live and on-demand sessions.

Building on the success of last year’s virtual Clinical Congress, the ACS is confident in its ability to offer a best-in-class educational event for all attendees, presenters, and exhibitors. The conference will offer the finest in continuing education for surgeons across all specialties and throughout all stages of their careers. The program will focus on the latest advances in surgical science, practice, and education, all celebrated under this year’s theme, “Resilience in the Pursuit of Excellence.” Plans are well underway to present a robust five-day conference of educational offerings, along with our signature Opening Ceremony and Sunday evening Convocation.

Research-in-progress reports from surgical care teams around the globe will be presented during the Scientific Forum abstract sessions and e-Poster sessions, and distinguished guest lecturers will deliver orations in the disciplines of cancer care, trauma, basic science, ethics, surgical history, and more. Other program highlights include panel sessions moderated by experts on present-day surgical issues, and general sessions covering a wide range of current topics focused on helping surgeons and surgical team members provide the best possible care for their patients.

Press registration is now open, click here to apply for press credentials. If journalists planning to cover the Clinical Congress have questions before the event begins, contact Jen Moran, Public Information Assistant, ACS Division of Integrated Communications: 312-202-5324, email:

For more information on the ACS Clinical Congress, visit:

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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 82,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit


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