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

Quality and Safety Conference: Partnering for Improvement

Partnering for Improvement

July 21–24, 2018 | Orlando, FL

The annual ACS Quality and Safety Conference will showcase the collaborative approach to understanding the fundamentals of quality and safety as applicable across ACS Quality Programs. Attendees will now have the opportunity to experience sessions from the following ACS Quality Programs: 

  • ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®)
  • ACS Children’s Surgery Verification Program, as well as ACS NSQIP Pediatric
  • Cancer Programs, including the Commission on Cancer (CoC) and National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)
  • Trauma Quality Programs, including Pediatrics, Verification, the Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP), and Performance Improvement and Patient Safety


Registration will open in early April. Visit our registration page for information on fees and more.

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Conference Objectives

The ACS Quality and Safety Conference strives to:

PROVIDE a professional forum to discuss and apply the most recent knowledge pertaining to national, international, and local quality and safety initiatives in the field of surgery.

PRESENT methods used to analyze data from ACS Quality Programs and demonstrate practical ways to use the data for quality improvement.

ASSIST hospitals and providers in managing, analyzing, and interpreting data by providing education on proven methods that will empower hospitals and centers 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 programmatic experience.