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Call for Nominations – NC-ACS Board of Directors

Call for Nominations – NC-ACS Board of DirectorsThe North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons is seeking nominations for eight (8) open positions on the Board of Directors. One for a Secretary/Treasurer-Elect (must have prior Board service) and one...

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Deadline Extended for Trauma Abstract Submissions

Deadline Extended for Trauma Abstract SubmissionsThe South Carolina and North Carolina Chapters of the American College of Surgeons 2022 Joint Annual Meeting, July 8-10, 2022 in Myrtle Beach, SC has extended the deadline for TRAUMA ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS to JUNE 1,...

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Deadline Extended for Trauma Abstract Submissions

Deadline Extended for Trauma Abstract SubmissionsThe South Carolina and North Carolina Chapters of the American College of Surgeons 2022 Joint Annual Meeting, July 8-10, 2022 in Myrtle Beach, SC, has extended the deadline for TRAUMA ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS to JUNE 1,...

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NCACS eNews — April 2022

NCACS eNews — April 2022Inside this Issue: Call for Abstracts – 2022 NC/SC ACS Chapters Annual Resident Paper Competition South Carolina & North Carolina Chapters of the American College of Surgeons Bariatric Society of the Carolinas July 8 – 10, 2022 ACS Academy...

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ACTION ALERT – Oppose the SAVE ACT

ACTION ALERT – Oppose the SAVE ACTUpcoming Meeting of the Joint Legislative Committee on Access to Healthcare and Medicaid Expansion The NC Joint Legislative Committee on Access to Healthcare and Medicaid Expansion will have a hearing on Tuesday at 9:30 am regarding...

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NCACS eNews — January 2022

NCACS eNews — January 2022Inside this Issue: Presidential Address: #SurgeonsSowingHope: Enhanced Postoperative Recovery and Elevated Healing NC Surgeon, Danielle Walsh Elected Chair of the ACS Board of Governors Dr. Patricia L. Turner Takes Helm of American College of...

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Contact Congress NOW

Contact Congress NOWDear ACS North Carolina Chapter Members, In 2020, many of you participated in efforts that prevented significant payment cuts for surgical services. We need Congress to intervene again to prevent payment cuts (nearly 9%) slated for January 1, 2022....

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2022 Fellow Applications – Become a Fellow of the ACS

2022 Fellow Applications – Become a Fellow of the ACSAs President of the North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (NC-ACS), I encourage you to take the next important step in your surgical career and apply to become a Fellow of the ACS (FACS). To...

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NC-ACS eNews — October 2021

NC-ACS eNews — October 2021Inside this Issue: Welcome to new NC-ACS President and Board Members 2021 NC/SC ACS Joint Annual Meeting a Huge Success Save the Date Remember to Get Your Flu Vaccine and Guide Patients Toward Their Own—and Continue to Talk Up the COVID-19...

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Call for Manuscript Submissions – Surgery in Older Adults

Call for Manuscript Submissions - Surgery in Older AdultsThe Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care is developing a Special Issue on "Surgery in Older Adults: Common Challenges and Special Considerations." The Call for Papers is included below, but essentially any...

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NC-ACS eNews – July 1, 2021

NC-ACS eNews - July 1, 2021Inside this issue: Can't Miss Event! The NC/SC ACS 2021 Joint Annual Meeting Dr. Richard White, NC-ACS CoC Chair Honored by ACS CoC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Launch of the Surgical Palliative Care Society ACS Clinical Congress 2021 to...

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Call for Nominations – NC-ACS BOD AWS Representative

Call for Nominations - NC-ACS BOD AWS RepresentativeThe North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons is seeking nominations for one (1) open position on the Board of Directors for the Association of Women Surgeons’ (AWS) representative.  To serve, a...

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Registration is Open for NC/SC ACS 2021 Annual Meeting

Registration is Open for NC/SC ACS 2021 Annual MeetingDon't delay! Register right now for the Carolinas' best surgical education event to be held July 23-25, 2021 at the beautiful Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. The agenda is varied and offers something for...

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Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Surgery

Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in SurgeryThe NC Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (NC-ACS) invites you to a Zoom gathering on June 3 at 6:30 PM EST focused on Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.  Join our stellar panel of guests as...

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Attention NC-ACS YFA Members – Something Just For You!

2021 Fellow Applications Now Open – Become a Fellow of the ACSDear NC-ACS Young Fellow,  The 2021 Leadership and Advocacy Summit is scheduled to take place virtually on May 15 - 17.  This is a two-part meeting with the Leadership Summit scheduled for May 15th and the...

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NC-ACS eNews – April 9, 2021

NC-ACS eNews - April 9, 2021Inside this issue: Save the Date - NC/SC ACS Chapters 2021 Joint Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts Is OPEN! Advocacy Really Works! Leadership & Advocacy Summit 2021 ACS Quality Meeting Call for Abstracts Now Open MACs Temporarily Hold...

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Save the Date! NC/SC ACS Chapters 2021 Joint Meeting

Save the Date! NC/SC ACS Chapters 2021 Joint MeetingMark your calendars and set aside the dates - July 23 - 25, 2021. We have the cure for your ZOOM fatigue - a weekend at the beautiful Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. The NC/SC ACS Program Committee is hard at...

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Call for Abstracts Is OPEN!

Call for Abstracts Is OPEN!The Call for Abstracts for the NC/SC Joint 2021 ACS Chapters Meeting is now open. SUBMISSION ELIGIBILITY All residents and research trainees enrolled in general surgery or surgical specialty residency training or fellows-in-training programs...

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Thanks for Joining the NC-ACS Rural Surgeons Zoom Event

Thanks for Joining the NC-ACS Rural Surgeons Zoom EventThank you for participating in the program “Get to Know Us: Rural-Community Surgeons of NC”.  We hope you enjoyed the evening and gained insight into rural surgery. If you joined late or had to leave early, the...

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Call for Nominations – NC-ACS Board of Directors

Call for Nominations - NC-ACS Board of DirectorsThe North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons is seeking nominations for five (5) open positions on the Board of Directors, one for a Secretary/Treasurer-Elect representative (must have prior Board...

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NC-ACS Associate Members! New Opportunities!

NC-ACS Associate Members! New Opportunities!Hi, everyone! My name is Red Hoffman. I am an acute care surgeon and hospice physician in Asheville and am currently serving as the Chair of the newly formed Membership Committee of the North Carolina Chapter of the American...

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Get to Know Us: Rural-Community Surgeons of NC

Get to Know Us: Rural-Community Surgeons of NC Who becomes a rural or community general surgeon? Why would someone choose this path? What are the benefits? Are you a part of the next generation of rural- community surgeons? JOIN US: February 25, 2021 @ 6:30pm Zoom...

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