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Clinical Congress: Discuss the issues at Town Hall Meetings


The 2013 American College of Surgeons (ACS) Annual Clinical Congress will feature Town Hall Meetings, which provide a forum for informal discussions of issues relevant to ACS members.

Town Hall Meetings do not qualify for continuing medical education credit. Clinical Congress registration is required to attend the Town Hall Meetings. To register for the 2013 Clinical Congress, visit Town Hall Meetings scheduled at press time are as follows:

Tuesday, October 8, 7:00–7:45 am

TH01: Who Will Be Available to Take General Surgical Calls in 2015?

TH02: What Are the Current Issues in Board Certification and Maintenance of Certification (MOC)?

TH03: Surgeons as Health Policy Advocates

TH10: Introspection: The New Surgical Time Out

Wednesday, October 9, 7:00–7:45 am

TH04: Robotic Surgery: Does It Fit in Your General Surgical Practice?

TH05: Rural Surgery: What Are the Challenges?

TH06: Medical Liability Reform 2013: Thinking Outside of the Box to Achieve Tort Reform

TH11: Transition to Independent Practice: New ACS Program for General Surgeons

Thursday, October 10, 7:00–7:45 am

TH07: ACS-CRP: Defining Cancer Surgical Guidelines and Reporting

TH08: Choosing a Surgical Discipline

TH09: Ethics in Advertising: What Is the Surgeon’s Responsibility?

TH12: The ACS Practice Guidelines Project

TH13: Surgeon-Specific Registry and Maintenance of Certification: What Does It Mean for the Practicing Surgeon?

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