• ACS Lecture, The Surgical Patient in the ICU—Insights into Survivorship, by Mayur B. Patel, MD, MPH, FACS, a neurosurgeon and surgical intensivist, from Nashville, TN
• Region 16 meeting for ACS Fellows from Australia and New Zealand, the U.S., and other Pacific countries
Among the ACS leaders attending the Congress are Barbara L. Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS(Hon),
ACS President; Clifford Y. Ko, MD, MS, MSHS, FACS, FASCRS, Director, ACS Division of
Research and Optimal Patient Care; Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, ACS President-Elect; M.
Margaret (Peggy) Knudson, MD, FACS, Medical Director, Military Health System Strategi
Partnership American College of Surgeons; and Tyler G. Hughes, MD, FACS, Co-Editor, ACS
Surgery News, and Editor-in-Chief, ACS Communities.
For more information on the conference and to register, visit the RACS 87th Annual Scientific Congress website at.