The 64th Annual Meeting was held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Robert P. Driscoll, the Program Chair, organized an exciting, comprehensive program focusing on issues surrounding healthcare disparities. Highlights of the program included sessions that appealed to seasoned surgeons, as well as Residents, the future of our practice:
- Non-Technical Skills Training panel
- Town vs. Gown debate
- Disparities of Healthcare panel
- The Survivor Game
- Resident Research Paper Competitions in General Surgery and Subspecialties; and
- The ever-popular Resident Top Gun Competition during which surgical residents from throughout Massachusetts showcased their laparoscopic skills
As the Secretary of the MCACS, I hope that you will find the information contained on this site useful. I invite you to attend the 65th Annual Meeting, get involved with advocacy, participate in fellowship activities and possibly join the leadership of the Chapter. If there are issues you would like the Council to address, please contact the Chapter's administrative offices by phone at 978-927-8330, email, or feel free to contact any of the Chapter Officers.
Finally, remember to follow the Chapter @MaChapterACS. We look forward to hearing from you and getting your Tweet!
Dmitry Nepomnayshy, MD, FACS
The American College of Surgeons is welcoming musician volunteers to join our Inaugural "FACS and Friends Symphony" to perform live classical music for the Convocation Ceremony at the Clinical Congress on Sunday October 21, 2018 in Boston. FACS members, residents, medical students, your talented colleagues, friends, and even your musical kids are all welcome.
All attendees of this year's Clinical Congress are encouraged to participate in Operation Sock Drop to benefit Boston's homeless. For those experiencing homelessness, clean, warm socks are a luxury. This year, the ACS is asking you to help us support the Friends of Bostonís Homeless by bringing one pair of cotton or wool socks to donate during the meeting. Donation bins will be located in the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel and the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The ACS Store located in ACS Central in the exhibit hall will also be selling ACS logo socks and for every pair purchased, you will receive a pair cotton socks to donate.
Registration & Venue Information is Now Available
Register before the early bird deadline of Monday, November 26, 2018.
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|Join MCACS team "Cut to the Chase"
15th Run to Remember*
(5 Mile or Half Marathon options)
Seaport World Trade Center Boston
Sunday, May 26, 2019
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* During the registration process, you will be asked if you are affiliated with a running club. You must select 'Yes' and then select 'Cut to the Chase' from the Running Clubs listed in the drop down menu.