Florida Chapter
American College of Surgeons

2019 FCACS Annual Meeting


Join us at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort for the Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (FCACS) Annual Meeting taking place March 22-23, 2019. 

This meeting is a great way to:

  •  Connect with colleagues
  •  Learn new skills from experts in their field
  •  See the latest research presented at the Resident Paper Competition 
  •  And much more!

Stay tuned for a full agenda and faculty. 


Register for the 2019 FCACS Annual Meeting

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Date: January 29-30, 2019
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tallahassee

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• Please complete the required registration form. Once your registration is complete, a seat will be reserved. We encourage you to complete the registration early to guarantee entrance to the meeting.

• Telephone cancellations cannot be accepted. A written notice of cancellation must be received no later than four weeks prior to the meeting for a refund. A $50 administration fee will be deducted. No refunds will be made after February 22, 2019.

• By registering for the Florida Chapter, American College of Surgeons, 2019 Annual Meeting, attendee understands and agrees that attendee’s name, city, and state may be shared with other attendees and exhibitors. By allowing an exhibitor to scan the conference badge, attendee understands, agrees and consents to the sharing of attendee’s contact information with the company that scanned the conference badge.

• By registering for this Conference, I also give the Florida Chapter, ACS, the right to publish all photos, videos, etc. taken at this Conference.

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Take in the scenic views and relaxed island atmosphere of the Loews Royal Pacific Resort. This Resort offers lagoons and sandy-white beaches to explore, a variety of on-site dining options, and is located just minutes away from many of Orlando's theme parks and attractions!

To make your reservations, please call 1-888-430-4999 and ask for the FCACS room rate, which starts at $239/night++. You can also visit this link to book your room online. The special group rate is available until February 28, 2019 or until the room block is filled.


Thank you to our 2018 sponsors! 
More information on 2019 exhibit and sponsorship opportunities coming soon. For questions please contact Kasey Cleary at exhibitors@floridafacs.org or 904-309-6253.


Residents and Trainees: 

If you are a resident or qualifying trainee, and wish to participate in any of the following events taking place at the annual meeting, please sign-up using the links below. You must be registered for the annual meeting to participate:

Residents Surgical Jeopardy: Resident teams from surgery programs throughout Florida are invited to sign-up to participate in this yearly knowledge-based competition taking place Saturday, March 23rd from 8:00 – 9:00 AM. The winning team gets the opportunity to represent the state at the 2019 ACS Clinical Congress Jeopardy competition.  All teams must consist of at least 2 people, and no one on the team should be set to graduate until after the 2019 academic year. To sign-up your team, please click here.

Surgical Simulation Session/Surgical Olympics: The purpose of this session, being held Friday, March 22nd from 3:00 – 6:00 PM, is to allow trainees and residents to put their skills to practice using hands-on materials at 5 unique skill stations. At each station you will be instructed and graded on a particular skill set(s). The 2 highest-scoring residents of this competition will have their names submitted to the ACS for possible participation in the ACS Clinical Congress surgical Olympics competition. Don’t want to be graded, but still want to practice your skills? That’s okay, too.  Sign-up here so we can get an accurate headcount.

General Surgery Certifying Examination (CE) Mock Oral Practice Session: This session, taking place from 10:00 – 11:30 AM on Saturday March 23, is open to PGY4 and PGY 5 residents only, with the purpose being to be provide a setting for you to prepare for the ABS general surgery certification exam. Sign-up here