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Commission on Cancer: Pathways to Care

  The FCACS Commission on Cancer Committee has launched a new educational resource for members to view highlighting different types of cancer treatment given by experts in the field. These videos can be found on the FL Chapter Website under the Resources Tab. Join Bharti Jasra,... more

July President's Message

July President's Message Dr. Jay Redan provides updates on the ACS Clinical Congress, Mentoring Program, Clinical Corner Spotlight, and Virtual Solutions Center!  

June President's Message

Dr. Jay Redan shares his goals as President of the FCACS for 2020-2021.

ACS Shares Post-COVID-19 Readiness Checklist for Resuming Surgery

Material from the American College of Surgeons As many states have approved the resumption of elective surgery, we understand patients may have questions and specific uncertainties about the safety of undergoing elective operations in hospitals, regardless of whether... more

Congratulations to our 2020 Abstract & Case Competition Winners

The Florida Chapter, American College of Surgeons held its first-ever Virtual Annual Meeting on May 2, 2020. This year, the Florida Chapter received 9 Basic Science, 41 Clinical Science, and 9 Commission on Cancer submissions. This morning, our top Basic Science and Clinical Science abstracts... more

ACS Releases Guidance for Resumption of Elective Surgery

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has released new guidance to help health care facilities prepare for resuming elective surgery. Read more at https://www.facs.org/media/press-releases/2020/resuming-surgery-041720.

Surgeon General Authorization to Travel to Provide Necessary Medical Services

Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees, MD has notified Florida law enforcement that travel during established curfew hours is authorized to deliver necessary medical supplies, pharmaceuticals, and/or health care delivery services to medical facilities. Click here to view Dr. Rivkees... more

3 Steps Toward Closing the Loop on COVID-19

Individual actions matter: Keep your hands away from your face Wash your hands frequently Stay home when you are sick Practice and share these actions:  readiness starts with you! More COVID-19 resources are at the American College of Surgeons website and the Centers for Disease Control and... more