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Arizona Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Symposium
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9/22/2018 to 9/23/2018
When: Saturday, September 22, 2018
Where: El Conquistador Tucson Hilton Resort
10000 North Oracle Road
Tucson, Arizona  85704
United States
Contact: Joni Bowers

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The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.




SATURDAY, September 22nd, 2018

7:30 a.m.Registration, Family Breakfast – Visit the Exhibit Hall

8:30 a.m.Opening remarks

8:40 a.m.Resident Research Paper Presentations I

9:40 a.m.Quick Shot updates – Papers That Change Practice:

· Vascular

· Trauma

· Bariatric/MIS

· Surgical Oncology

10:40 a.m.Break – Visit the Exhibit Hall

11:00 a.m.Keynote Speaker – David Rattner, MD

12:00 p.m.Debate on Complex Cases: Big Volume Centers vs Small Volume Centers

12:30 p.m.Lunch – Visit the Exhibit Hall

1:30 p.m.Poster Walk Rounds

2:30 p.m.Debate on OR Standardization vs Surgeon Autonomy

3:00 p.m.Interesting Case Presentations

3:40 p.m.Break – Visit the Exhibit Hall

4:00 p.m.Chapter Business Meeting

4:00 pmHands-On! Visit the vendors with Medical Students & Residents

5:00 p.m.Stop the Bleed Instructor Course


5:30 p.m.“Learnin’ from the Surgeon”: Stop the Bleed Hotel/Family/Community Event

7:00 p.m.“Cowboy” Family Dinner


SUNDAY, September 23rd, 2018

7:00 a.m.Family Breakfast – Visit the Exhibit Hall

7:00 a.m.Breakout Breakfast - Education Panel with Residency and Fellowship Directors

8:00 a.m.ACS Update

9:00 a.m.Resident Research Paper Presentations II

10:00 a.m.How I Do It – Novel techniques Quick Shots Videos

11:00 a.m.BREAK – Visit the Exhibit Hall

11:30 a.m.Surgical Jeopardy!

12:30 p.m.Awards/Closing remarks

1:00 p.m.Adjourn