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Quality and Safety Conference

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Call for Abstracts Now Closed

The American College of Surgeons issued a call for abstracts to be presented at its 2018 Quality and Safety Conference, July 21–24, at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, in Orlando, FL. The deadline for submitting abstracts was January 26, 2018.   

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 (ACS NSQIP®)
  • ACS Children’s Surgery Verification, 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, Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP), and Performance Improvement and Patient Safety

Inquiries may be directed to or 312-202-5319.