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Visit the ACS Resource Center and Participate in the ACS Theatre Sessions



Make the most of your American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2016 experience by visiting the ACS Resource Center to order the latest educational products; learn about the wide variety of programs, products, and services available to ACS members and meeting attendees; and meet ACS staff. You may update your ACS Member Profile and receive a flash drive with your own professional photo. The ACS Resource Center, located in the Exhibit Hall of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC, will be open 9:00 am−4:30 pm, Monday through Wednesday. ACS volunteers are invited to visit the Volunteer Wall in the ACS Resource Center lounge where we will recognize and thank all of those members who contribute their time and expertise to the organization. Visit the ACS website at for more information about the ACS Resource Center.

Also located in the Exhibit Hall will be the ACS Theatre, which will be open to all attendees and will highlight select ACS programs during the lunch hour on Monday through Wednesday. Several short 30-minute programs will be featured each day, including the following:


Resources for International Members

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) 10th Edition: Demonstrating Innovation through Multimodal Education

ACS NSQIP: Tools for Improvement in Geriatric Surgery


The New AJCC [American Joint Committee on Cancer TNM Staging System [extent of the tumor (T), the extent of spread to the lymph nodes (N), and the presence of metastasis (M)]: Vision, What’s New, and Preparing for Implementation January 1, 2017

A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats: Developing Geriatric Surgical Standards [] to Improve all Older Adult Care

Member Engagement through Operation Giving Back


The National Stop the Bleed [] Campaign: The Bleeding Control (B-Con) Course

Strong for Surgery

Look for the ACS Theatre schedule which will be posted in the ACS Resource Center and near the Theatre in the Exhibit Hall of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Find more information about the ACS Theatre Sessions on the ACS website at

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