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TN Trauma Symposium and 2019 TNACS Annual Meeting

TN Trauma Symposium and 2019 TNACS Annual Meeting #TnTrauma2019  #TNACS2019 Registration for the TN Trauma Symposium and the 2019 Annual Meeting is open! Don’t miss this inaugural event in beautiful downtown Chattanooga! Regardless of your practice setting, we have...

2019 TNACS Annual Meeting and Tennessee Trauma Symposium

2019 TNACS Annual Meeting and Tennessee Trauma Symposium August 8-11, 2019The Westin ChattanoogaChattanooga, TNDon't miss this first-ever statewide TN Trauma Symposium and the 2019 TNACS Annual Meeting! Surgical care experts from across the country will be sharing...

Statewide Trauma Symposium – Save the Date!

Statewide Trauma Symposium – Save the Date!August 8-9, 2019The WestinChattanooga, TNKeynote SpeakerCommittee on Trauma Chair Eileen Bulger, MD, FACSSessions are designed for surgeons, nurses, and pre-hospital emergency medical responders.Some of the...

Great Opportunity For Opioid CME – Time Sensitive!

Great Opportunity For Opioid CME - Time Sensitive! Improve Opioid Prescribing And Pain Management Free CME At Your Fingertips. Up To 5 CME Credits For CME Or CNE  ***Fulfills State Licensure Requirements***  ROUTE ONE consists of a 20 question quiz...

TN Chapter, ACS – Call for Abstracts is Now Open for 2019 Annual Meeting

TN Chapter, ACS - Call for Abstracts is Now Open for 2019 Annual Meeting The Program Committee of the Tennessee Chapter, American College of Surgeons (TNACS) is accepting abstracts for consideration for the resident paper competitions being held during the...

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Study Explores Timing Of Cholecystectomy in Mild Gallstone Pancreatitis https://t.co/BFdX577sag
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Algorithm Could Streamline Fellowship Interview Process https://t.co/62NJuF1NTt
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Tennessee hospital abruptly closes: Jamestown (Tenn.) Regional Medical Center closed on the evening of June 13. The 85-bed hospital abruptly shut down just one day after its Medicare and Medicaid funding was cut off and three days after a new CEO... https://t.co/8APb7G7LTp
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House panel splits over arbitration for surprise medical bills https://t.co/x1xWL5U7fY
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Air Ambulance Costs Fly Around Fixes For Surprise Medical Bills https://t.co/eby0SyCRz9
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TriCare specialty referrals mismanaged, GAO finds https://t.co/orYyfDH65G
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Physicians Still Overprescribing Post-op Opioids in Skin Cancer https://t.co/DRPMqm9hIz
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House amendment strikes down unique patient identifier funding ban https://t.co/yn8xsHpIG7
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RT @VUMCSurgRes: When an incoming intern @VUMCSurgRes is lead author on an educational project.... before the year even starts! that’s su…
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In battle over surprise bills, Senate ponders requiring in-network rates https://t.co/OpzIDm4frK
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2019 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.

The Future. Through the Eyes of a Surgeon

As health care changes, it is critical that surgeons continue to have a strong voice and seat at the table in all patient care decisions. Check out this new video encouraging Fellows to become actively involved in helping the ACS take bold steps and speak with a unified voice on behalf of patients.

TNACS Advocacy Day

Stop the Bleed

June 18, 2018

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