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Town Hall Meetings

The Town Halls were created to provide informal discussion about issues relevant to the Fellows of the American College of Surgeons, as well as to address specific topics and concerns of the Committees of the Advisory Councils of the ACS that host the Town Hall. In keeping with the intended purpose of the Town Halls, no A/V will be provided in the Town Hall rooms, nor formal presentations will be made. CME credit is not given for attendance at Town Hall Meetings.

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NOTE: Sessions are sorted by day, start time. Click on the session code for more information.
Tuesday, October 2
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
TH01 The Survival of General Surgery in 2012 and Beyond 07:00 - 07:45:AM
GEN
TH02 Modern Surgical Education and Increasing Fail Rates for the Boards: What are We to Do? 07:00 - 07:45:AM
EDU , RES-MED
TH03 Palliative Care: Surgeons Wanted! 07:00 - 07:45:AM
GER , ONC
TH04 Addressing Hospital Needs with NSQIP 07:00 - 07:45:AM
EDU , HP
TH05 How Washington is Affecting Your Practice and Your Patients 07:00 - 07:45:AM
GEN , HP
TH06 Contracts 07:00 - 07:45:AM
HP


Wednesday, October 3
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
TH07 Humanism in the Operating Room: Methods to Develop and Promote the Surgeon's Role in Delivering Patient-Centered Care 07:00 - 07:45:AM
HUM , RES-MED
TH08 How to Initiate a Translational Research Academic Surgical Career 07:00 - 07:45:AM
EDU , RES-MED
TH09 An Update on the Bariatric Accreditation Program 07:00 - 07:45:AM
HP
TH10 Do Structures and Processes Lead to Better Outcomes in Trauma Care? 07:00 - 07:45:AM
TRA
TH11 Resolving Controversies in Cancer Care: American College of Surgeons - Clinical Research ProgramĀ - An expert forum and open discussion 07:00 - 07:45:AM
ONC
TH12 Maintenance of Certification, is It Really Worth It? 07:00 - 07:45:AM
HP


Thursday, October 4
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
TH13 International Surgical Research for Residents - Lessons from Fellow Travelers 07:00 - 07:45:AM
HUM , INT , RES-MED
TH14 Using the Surgeon Specific Registry for the Practicing Surgeon 07:00 - 07:45:AM
HP
TH15 Working with the American College of Surgeons to Improve Diversity 07:00 - 07:45:AM
HP , RES-MED
TH16 Ethics Teaching in Surgical Residency Programs: Are we Doing the Best We Can? 07:00 - 07:45:AM
ETH , RES-MED
TH17 Why Would A Surgeon Be A Member of Both A Specialty Surgery Association and the ACS? 07:00 - 07:45:AM
HP



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