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2018 Call for Nominations

Nominate Your Colleagues for Leadership Positions in the Florida Chapter Nominations are now open for the Florida Chapter officer and council positions and will be accepted until 5 p.m. EST on March 7, 2018.   Nominations may come from an FCACS member or the nominee himself/... more

Urgent – Contact Your Legislator Regarding Inappropriate Opioid Legislation

We need you to contact your legislators now and tell them that the proposed limitation compromises the safety and well-being of your patients. This legislation will be heard tomorrow, February 7, 2018. Florida House Bill 21 and Senate Bill 8, each under consideration by ... more

#StopTheBleed Efforts Featured In Media

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Chapter, American College of Surgeons' trip to Tallahassee on Jan. 30 and 31 to promote #StopTheBleed was a resounding success. Following a training session on Jan. 30 for members who made the trip, FCACS descended upon the State Capitol on Jan. 31 to educate... more

Abstracts Deadline Extended to Dec. 26

The Florida Chapter, American College of Surgeons has extended its deadline to submit abstracts for the 2018 Edward M. Copeland MD Resident Paper Competition to Tuesday, Dec. 26. The competition is open to all General Surgery residents, surgical specialty residents, and research fellows. Medical... more

The American College of Surgeons has released their latest video, "100 Years of Setting the Quality Standard."

At the 2017 Clinical Congress last month, Dr. David B. Hoyt, Executive Director, ACS, debuted a new video about ACS and the 100 years of setting the quality standard in surgery.   The new video, “100 Years of Setting the Quality Standard” can be accessed at and downloaded at:https://www.facs.org/... more

2017 American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting Highlights

The American College of Surgeons annual meeting was held October 22-26, 2017 in San Diego, CA. The meeting was another great success. As President of the Florida Chapter and a Florida Chapter Governor, I wanted to update the Florida Chapter membership on several of the initiatives for the ACS and... more

Florida Reception at the ACS 2017 Clinical Congress

Please join us for the Florida Reception at the American College of Surgeons 2017 Clinical Congress on Monday, October 23 from 5:30 - 7:00 PM at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. The reception is complimentary. Click here to RSVP by October 9, 2017. Sponsored by: Florida, Jacksonville, and... more

Florida Chapter Leader Honored as a Commission on Cancer State Chair of the Year.

We are pleased to announce that Christine Laronga, MD, FACS, has been selected by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) as a Commission on Cancer (CoC) State Chair of the Year. We are looking forward to honoring her at the ACS Clinical Congress in October.  Dr. Laronga has served in the... more

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