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Quality and Safety Conference

2020 Quality and Safety Conference

Call for Abstracts Now Open—Submit by February 2, 2020

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has issued a call for abstracts to be presented at the 2020 Quality and Safety Conference, July 24–27, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. The deadline for submitting abstracts is February 2, 2020.

Individuals at participating sites are encouraged to submit a 250-word abstract for poster and/or podium presentation. The abstract should relate to surgical quality improvement initiatives including the development, implementation, or validation of best practices within one or more of the following ACS Quality Programs:

  • ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP)
  • ACS Children’s Surgery Verification, as well as NSQIP Pediatric
  • Cancer Programs, including the Commission on Cancer (CoC),  National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancers (NAPRC), and the Clinical Research Program (CRP)
  • Geriatric Surgery Verification Program
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program
  • Trauma Quality Programs

Please note: Abstracts that have been submitted or recently presented at other meetings are eligible for presentation at the ACS Quality and Safety Conference. In the view of ACS, previous presentation of a paper does not prohibit the presentation or publication of the material at the Quality and Safety Conference.

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