Florida Chapter
American College of Surgeons

2020-2021 Virtual Advocacy Series

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Be sure to join us for the first-ever virtual Advocacy Series from November 2020-February 2021. In light of COVID-19, our usual Advocacy Days programming is transitioned to a series of monthly webinars as provided below. Please RSVP for each session as outlined below. Stay tuned for more information on the developing agendas of each event.

Session 1: Effective Advocacy for the 2021 Florida Legislative Session
November 12, 2020 - 8:00-9:00 PM ET

  • 8:00-8:05 PM: Welcome to the Series - Rohan Joseph, MD, FACS, Chair, Advocacy Committee, Florida Chapter & Danielle Henry, MD, Vice-Chair, Advocacy Committee, Florida Chapter
  • 8:05-8:25 PM:
    • Being an Effective Surgeon Advocate - John H. Armstrong, MD, FACS, Past-President, Florida Chapter
    • The Role of the American College of Surgeons - Chris Johnson, ACS State Affairs
  • 8:25-8:35 PM: Summary of Key Surgical Related Issues Anticipated for the 2021 Legislative Sesssion - Christopher L. Nuland, Esq., Lobbyist, Florida Chater
  • 8:35-9:00 PM: Discussion/Q&A Panel
Click to Register for Session 1

Session 2: The Impact of Government Affairs on the Legislative Process
  • Session 2 will be a recorded video only released in December for viewing on personal time.

Session 3: Understanding the Legislative Process from Florida’s Legislators
January 14, 2021 - 8:00-9:00 PM ET
  • Session 3 will feature a legislative case study, addresses from leading keynote Florida legislators, and conclude with a debrief/discussion.
Click to Register for Session 3

Session 4: Collaboration by Florida's Surgical Specialty Societies
February 11, 2021 - 8:00-9:00 PM ET

Click to Register for Session 4

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 8:30am