News

Celebration of Drs. Meredith and Freischlag – Rescheduled

Zoom Celebration Rescheduled! Celebration of Drs. Meredith and FreischlagThe Zoom Party celebrating Drs. Meredith & Freischlag has been rescheduled! Although our original plans were upended by Hurricane Zeta, the celebration must go on!  On behalf of the Board of...

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NC-ACS eNews – October 21, 2020

NC-ACS eNews October 21, 2020 Inside this issue: J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS Installed as ACS President 2020–2021 Dr. Freischlag Elected ACS President-Elect Celebration of Drs. Meredith and Freischlag Congratulations New Fellows Dr. Walsh Elected to the ACS BOG...

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Time to Act – Stop Medicare Cuts for Surgeons

Time to Act - Stop Medicare Cuts for Surgeons The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has proposed a rule that will devastate surgeons across America by reducing payments for nearly all surgical specialties—during the worst public health crisis in...

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NC/SC ACS Chapters Resident Paper Competitions

NC/SC ACS Chapters Resident Paper CompetitionsAs all of you know we had to cancel the SC/NC Chapters of the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting this year due to COVID-19; however, we have designed a Virtual Meeting for our residents/students paper competition....

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Fight CMS Cuts

Fight CMS Cuts  ACS Needs Your Help to Fight CMS Payment Cuts   Scheduled for January 1, 2021Finalized policies from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will result in substantial cuts to physician payment for most surgical services delivered to...

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Did You Forget? 2020 NC-ACS Dues

Did You Forget?2020 NC-ACS DuesThe COVID-19 pandemic upset many routines, and perhaps paying your 2020 North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (NC-ACS) dues slipped your mind. Not to worry! You can do it now online. Click on the button below and use...

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Important Message from NC ACS President, Dr. Perry Shen

Important Message from NC ACS President, Dr. Perry Shen To Members of the NC Chapter of the American College of Surgeons: Below is a message from Stephen Fann, MD, FACS current President – SC Chapter of the ACS, who was the host of this year’s annual meeting:  ...

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Call for Nominations NC-ACS Board of Directors

Call for Nominations NC-ACS Board of Directors The North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons is seeking nominations for six open positions on the Board of Directors: one for a Secretary/Treasurer-Elect representative (must have prior Board service)...

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NC-ACS eNews April 2020

NC-ACS eNews April 2020 Inside this issue: Message from NC-ACS President Check out the uplifting and informative message from our very own J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, American College of Surgeons President-Elect COVID-19 Update New Scoring System Empowers...

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Update from NC-ACS President

Update from NC-ACS President Dear NC-ACS Chapter Members, I hope this message finds you well during these most difficult times. I am writing to give you an update on the 2020 NC/SC ACS Chapters Joint Annual Meeting scheduled for July 10-12, 2020 in Myrtle Beach, SC....

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Important Message from NC ACS President

Important Message from NC ACS President   Dear Colleagues, The COVID19 crisis has affected every aspect of our lives and we are all trying to make the best decisions to safeguard our patients, coworkers, staff, and families/friends. Because of this, we will...

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CANCELLED – NC-ACS & NC-COT Advocacy Day

CANCELLED - NC-ACS & NC-COT Advocacy DayThe leadership of North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (NC-ACS) have decided to cancel the NC-ACS & NC-COT Advocacy Day scheduled for May 6, 2020. On a personal note, your Synergistic Management...

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Date Change – NC-ACS Advocacy Day

NC-ACS and NC-COT Advocacy Day May 6, 2020 is the NEW DATE for the NC-ACS and NC-COT Advocacy Day. Mark your calendars and register NOW to attend. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with your local legislators and be heard on the issues that most affect your practice...

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NC-ACS January 2020 eNews

NC-ACS January 2020 eNews Inside this issue: Winston-Salem Trauma Surgeon Dr. J. Wayne Meredith is New President-Elect of the American College of Surgeons Dr. Nakayama Elected New ACS Treasurer Sign Up Now for 2020 Advocacy Day Call for Abstracts Now Open—Submit by...

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NC-ACS October 2019 eNews

NC-ACS October 2019 eNewsInside this issue: Message From the President NC/SC ACS Joint 2019 Annual Meeting Highlights Dr. Walsh Awarded Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award Ruchi Amin, MD to Receive Award for Professionalism In General Surgery Sign Up Now for 2020...

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Save the Date!

Save the Date! Save the Date!Wednesday, April 22, 2020 It’s the 2020 Advocacy DayNC State Legislative Building, Raleigh, NCSave the date, make your plans, and invite your colleagues to be a part of the 2020 NC-ACS and NC-COT Advocacy Day.More details and registration...

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Surgical Jeopardy NC/SC ACS 2019 Joint Meeting

Surgical Jeopardy NC/SC ACS 2019 Joint Meeting Dear Department Chairs and Program Directors, I would like to take a moment to encourage your participation at the NC/SC ACS 2019 Joint Chapter Annual Meeting, July 19-21, in Pinehurst, NC. In addition to your...

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