Welcome

to the Tennessee Chapter
of the American College of Surgeons

Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (TNACS)

The Mission of the TN Chapter, ACS, is to improve the health of the people of Tennessee and the Southeastern Region of the United States by promoting the ethical practice of the art and science of surgery.

The TN Chapter is dedicated to

  • the promotion of membership,
  • the provision of advocacy for surgeons and patients,
  • the education of surgeons and surgical residents, and
  • the ultimate improvement and measurement of patient care and safety.

The Chapter provides a network for the Fellows of the State and serves as their liaison to the American College of Surgeons.

2018 Membership

The Tennessee Chapter, ACS would like to invite you to become a member! It’s your membership that will continue to let the Chapter focus on important issues facing Tennessee surgeons.

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  1. TNACS Annual Meeting

    August 10, 2018 - August 12, 2018

News

100 Years of Setting the Quality Standard

100 Years of Setting the Quality Standard Dear ACS Chapter Presidents, Governors, and Executive Directors/Administrators: At the 2017 Clinical Congress last month, Dr. David B. Hoyt, Executive Director, ACS, debuted a new video about ACS and the 100 years...

Congratulations to the 2017 TNACS Annual Meeting Resident Paper Competition Award Winners!

Congratulations to the 2017 TNACS Annual Meeting Resident Paper Competition Award Winners! Cancer Paper Competition – Dr. Fleming First place: Predictors for the development and functional outcomes of scoliosis in long-term survivors of sarcoma, Rodrigo B. Interiano...

Chapter Leaders Attend Leadership and Advocacy Symposium

A group of TN Surgeons including Drs. William Edwards and Gayle Minard, who are TNACS Governors, and Drs. Max Langham, Heath Giles, and Bart Clements visited Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker during the ACS Advocacy Summit. The group discussed MACRA...

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