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Royal Australasian College of Surgeons partners with ACS for Annual Scientific Congress


• 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

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