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 http://www.facs.org/clincon2013/index.html. 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?