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

Conference Schedule

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Saturday, July 21

Preconference

7:00–8:00 am

Preconference Attendee Breakfast

8:00 am–12:00 noon

Preconference Workshops

12:00 noon–1:00 pm

Preconference Attendee Lunch

Full Conference

1:00–1:45 pm

General Session: Welcome and Introduction

1:45–2:15 pm

General Session: Overview of Quality: The Latest of the ACS Programs

2:15–2:30 pm

Networking Break

2:30–3:45 pm

General Session: Our Dashboard Looks Great, Now What?

3:45–5:00 pm

General Session: How to Communicate to Improve Culture

6:00–8:00 pm

Welcome Reception

Sunday, July 22

7:00–8:00 am

Breakfast

8:00–8:45 am

General Session: Overview of Quality: The Latest of the ACS Programs

8:45–9:45 am

General Session: Improving Your Emotional Intelligence through Leadership

 9:45–10:15 am

Networking Break

10:15–11:30 am

Breakout Sessions

11:30 am–12:30 pm

Lunch

12:30–1:15 pm

General Session: Keynote Speaker

1:15–2:15 pm

General Session: How to Fix the Opioid Crisis at Your Hospital

2:15–2:30 pm

Networking Break

2:30–3:45 pm

Breakout Sessions

3:45–4:15 pm

Break

4:15–5:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

Monday, July 23

7:00–8:00 am

Breakfast

8:00–8:30 am

General Session: Overview of Quality: The Latest of the ACS Programs

8:30–9:45 am

General Session: Standardizing for Efficiency

9:45–10:15 am

Networking Break

10:15–11:30 am

Breakout Sessions

11:30 am–1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00–2:15 pm

General Session: Putting the Patient First

2:15–2:45 pm

Networking Break

2:45–3:45 pm

Abstract Sessions

3:45–4:15 pm

Networking Break

4:15–5:15 pm

Abstract Sessions

5:30–7:30 pm

Abstract Poster Reception and Networking Event

Tuesday, July 24

7:00–8:00 am

Breakfast

8:00–9:30 am

Breakout Sessions

9:30–10:00 am

Networking Break

10:00–11:30 am

General Session: Principles and Pearls of Quality Improvement

11:30–11:45 am

General Session: Wrap-Up