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NC-ACS 2023 Membership Dues Invoice

NC-ACS 2023 Membership Dues InvoiceThe North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons exists to provide educational opportunities for our members, be an advocate for our members and the patients they serve, and support and uphold the standards of the...

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Act Now to STOP Medicare Cuts

Act Now to STOP Medicare CutsAs many of you know, House legislation (H.R. 8800) was introduced to stop looming Medicare payment cuts of nearly 8.5%. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), John Barrasso, MD (R-WY), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), John Boozman, OD (R-AR), and Roger...

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Stop Looming Medicare Cuts – Call to Action

Stop Looming Medicare Cuts – Call to ActionHouse legislation (H.R. 8800) was introduced to stop looming Medicare payment cuts of nearly 8.5%; however, a comparable Senate effort was necessary to gain additional momentum on this issue. To that end, Senators Debbie...

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NC-ACS eNews — October 14, 2022

NC-ACS eNews — October 14, 2022Inside this Issue: Meet Your New NC-ACS Board of Directors NC-ACS Thanks 2021-2022 President Welcome the ACS Initiates from North Carolina Dr. Anthony Atala, Regenerative Medicine Pioneer, Receives 2022 ACS Jacobson Innovation Award...

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Become FACS in 2023 – Dec. 1 Deadline Approaching

Become FACS in 2023 – Dec. 1 Deadline ApproachingAs President of the North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), I encourage you to take the next important step in your surgical career and apply to become a Fellow of the ACS (FACS) if you meet...

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Did you forget? It is so easy to pay your NC-ACS 2022 dues!

Did you forget? It is so easy to pay your NC-ACS 2022 dues!The COVID-19 pandemic upset many routines and perhaps paying your 2022 North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons dues slipped your mind.  Click on the button below and use your ACS ID number...

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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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