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ACS Surgical History Group accepting poster abstracts



The Surgical History Group (SHG) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has issued a call for abstracts for the inaugural ACS SHG Poster Presentation at Clinical Congress 2015, October 4−8 at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. The College encourages submissions from ACS Fellows, Retired and Senior Members, International Fellows, Resident and Associate Society Members, and Medical Student Members with an ACS sponsor. The deadline for abstract submissions is 5:00 pm CDT, Friday, May 29.

The posters should examine the historical impact on the development of today’s ACS surgeon. The authors of posters chosen for display will receive continuing medical education credit and will be notified by July 15. View the ACS website at for set-up and presentation guidelines as well as answers to frequently asked questions. Submit abstracts and additional questions to Adam Carey, MA, MLIS, ACS Archivist and SHG Coordinator, at Abstracts must be limited to 250 words. Late submissions will not be accepted.

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