The seventh annual American College of Surgeons Leadership and Advocacy Summit will be held May 19-22 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.
The event will kick off with the Leadership portion on Saturday evening, May 19, with a Welcome Reception open to all registrants and continues with a full-day agenda on Sunday, May 20. The program on Sunday includes sessions addressing important topics such as mentoring for a career in surgical leadership, ethics in surgical leadership, leading in times of crisis, change management, managing complex teams, and more.
1) “Understanding Strategic Advocacy” presented by staff of the Washington office
2) “Regulatory Reform: Past, Present, and Patient-Focused” featuring staff from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
3) A historical perspective on health care reform entitled, “Health Care Reform, Then and Now,” presented by long-time Health Affairs columnist, Professor Timothy S. Jost.
4) “The Opioid Epidemic: Long-term Solutions for Sustained Success” featuring staff from the Food and Drug Administration and the Drug Enforcement Administration.