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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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Happy Holidays from the NC-ACS President

Happy Holidays from the NC-ACS PresidentYour North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (NC-ACS) family wishes you and your loved ones a very Happy Holiday Season. Best wishes for a healthy and safe New Year. Ranjan Sudan, MD, FACSNC-ACS President

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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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