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

Conference at a Glance

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Friday, July 19

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

1:00–2:00 pm General Session: Value Improvement in Surgery
2:00–3:15 pm General Session: Leadership—Do We Need More Leaders? (YES!)
3:15–3:45 pm Networking Break
3:45–5:00 pm General Session: The Value Equation
5:00–6:30 pm Quality Program Socials

Saturday, July 20

7:00–8:00 am Breakfast
8:00–9:45 am General Session: Important Topics for Quality, Safety, and Value in Surgery – Session I
9:45–10:15 am Networking Break
10:15–11:30 am Breakout Sessions
11:30 am–1:00 pm Lunch
1:00–2:00 pm General Session: Keynote Address 
2:00–2:30 pm Networking Break
2:30–3:45 pm Breakout Sessions
3:45–4:15 pm Networking Break
4:15–5:30 pm Breakout Sessions
6:30–8:30 pm Welcome Reception

Sunday, July 21

7:00–8:30 am Breakfast
8:30–9:45 am General Session: Important Topics for Quality, Safety, and Value in Surgery – Session II
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: Making Patients a Priority Through Better Communication
2:15-2:45 pm Networking Break
2:45–3:45 pm Abstract Sessions I
3:45–4:15 pm Networking Break
4:15–5:15 pm Abstract Sessions II
5:30–7:30 pm Abstract Poster Reception and Networking Event

Monday, July 22

7:00–8:00 am Breakfast
8:00–9:15 am Breakout Sessions
9:15–9:45 am Networking Break
9:45–11:00 am General Session: Opiates in 2019: A Continuing Crisis
11:00–11:30 am General Session: Closing Remarks