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

2019 ACS Quality and Safety Conference

July 20–21, 2019 | Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

You will find a number of sessions sponsored by the American College of Surgeons Cancer Programs. View the Cancer track and register today.

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Clinical Congress 2019

October 27–31, 2019 | Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA

The ACS Clinical Congress features outstanding education and training opportunities at the premier annual surgical meeting for surgeons, surgery residents, medical students, and members of surgical teams. Registration opens in June.

Sessions of interest include:

Schedule of Commission on Cancer (CoC) Meetings

Schedule of Commission on Cancer (CoC) Meetings

8:00–10:30 am: CoC State Chair Town Hall Meeting (with breakfast)

10:30 am–12:30 pm: CoC Executive Committee Meeting (with lunch)

1:00–5:00 pm: CoC Annual Meeting (includes CoC members, CLPs, a snack at 3:00 pm)

5:00–6:30 pm: CoC Reception

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Best Practices in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Inflammatory Breast Cancer Webinar

Presented by Beth Overmoyer, MD, FACP
Thursday, September 12, 2019
11:00–12:00 pm (CDT)

The webinar will review the clinical presentation of inflammatory breast cancer, discuss the NCCN guidelines for inflammatory breast cancer, and best practices for early diagnosis by primary care physicians, ob-gyn specialists, and advance practice providers.

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NAPBCPursuing Excellence Through NAPBC Accreditation Workshop

September 20, 2019 | Denver, CO

Registration is now open for the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) Accreditation Workshop: Pursuing Excellence through NAPBC Accreditation. The workshop is designed for breast centers seeking accreditation for the first time and centers seeking re-accreditation. This program provides an overview of the survey process.

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Commission on Cancer Educational Summit: 2020: A Glimpse Into the Future

November 21–22, 2019 | Chicago, IL

In 2020, the Commission on Cancer (CoC) Standards will receive a significant update, and the National Cancer Database (NCDB) will migrate to a new data platform. Join us for 1.5-day educational workshop about changes to the standards, the new data submission system, and available reports

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