American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Educational Events

Upcoming Events

Cross-Canadian Collaboration in Surgery

February 18–20
Vancouver, BC

Join us for the Cross-Canadian Collaboration in Surgery: NSQIP as a Catalyst 4th Annual Surgical Quality Action Network Meeting. The meeting will be held in Vancouver, BC, February 18–20. Registration materials can be located at SQAN registration.

Full event details can be found on the 2015 Quality Forum website.

ACS NSQIP® National Conference

Chicago, IL
July 25–28, 2015

The annual American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program® (ACS NSQIP®) Conference will be held in July 2015 at the Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL. The ACS NSQIP National Conference strives to

  • Provide a professional forum to discuss and apply the most recent knowledge pertaining to national and local quality initiatives in the field of surgery.
  • Present methods used to analyze ACS NSQIP data and demonstrate practical ways to use the data for quality improvement.
  • Assist hospitals in managing, analyzing, and interpreting data by providing education on proven methods that will empower hospitals to make a positive impact at their facilities.
  • Enhance the learning experience by offering breakout sessions that educate attendees on the topic areas of their choice and with consideration of their level of ACS NSQIP experience.

Past Events

Connecticut Surgical Quality Collaborative Lecture

February 9
New Haven, CT

This event was postponed due to weather. Check back here for more details about the new event date.

The Connecticut Surgical Quality Collaborative and the Connecticut Chapter of the ACS are hosting Global Trends in Surgical Care—Providers Embracing Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: Reducing Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality.

An International Perspective
Olle Ljungqvist, MD, PhD
Chairman of the ERAS Society
Professor of Surgery
Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden

ACS Clinical Congress

San Francisco, CA
October 26–30, 2014

The Clinical Congress is designed to provide individuals with a wide range of learning opportunities, activities, and experiences that will match their educational and professional development needs. By the conclusion of the Clinical Congress, participants should gain and be able to apply the knowledge to improve their current practice, research, and care of surgical patients.

ACS NSQIP® National Conference

New York, NY
July 26–29, 2014

The annual American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) conference was held in July 2014 at The Hilton Midtown, New York, NY. ACS strives to provide a professional forum to discuss and apply the most recent knowledge pertaining to national and local quality Provide a professional forum to discuss and apply the most recent knowledge pertaining to national and local quality initiatives in the field of surgery. Present methods used to analyze the ACS NSQIP data and demonstrate practical ways to use it for quality improvement. Assist hospitals in managing, analyzing, and interpreting data by providing education on proven methods that will empower hospitals to make a positive impact at their facility. Enhance the learning experience by offering breakout sessions that educate attendees on the topic areas of their choice and by their level of ACS NSQIP experience.