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Welcome to the Tennessee Chapter
of the American College of Surgeons

Annual Meeting

August 10 – 12, 2018

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TNACS Annual Meeting Room Block Cut-off Date!

TNACS Annual Meeting Room Block Cut-off Date! We hope you are making plans to attend the TNACS Annual Meeting and earn 17.5 CME hours credit including 2 hours of BME-required prescribing practices credit. Make your reservations at the beautiful Doubletree...

TNACS Call for Abstracts – 2018 Annual Meeting

Call for Abstracts - 2018 Annual Meeting The TNACS Program Committee is now accepting abstracts for consideration for the 2018 TNACS Annual Meeting. The Meeting will be August 8-10, 2018, at the Doubletree by Hilton, Downtown Nashville. Submit your...

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...

Twitter – @TNChapterACS

RT @kgallagher01: We are so proud to announce that Vandy Med's incoming Class of 2022 is fully #StoptheBleed trained! (first group pictured…
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Enhanced Recovery Protocol Aims to Reduce Opioid Exposure https://t.co/3l0iyetiJL
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HHS taps Boehler to steer value-based care efforts https://t.co/N4vyzvkmvN
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#Stark prevents #hospitals from paying #physicians more when they meet certain #quality measures, such as reducing hospital-acquired infections, while paying less to those who miss the goals. Those are key tenets of value-based care. https://t.co/YLHlGfny39
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Can't wait to hear this discussion at the TNACS Annual Meeting of a very timely topic - Geriatrics and End-of-Life Care in Surgery. Thank you in advance Drs. Shinall , Miller, and Duggan! #TNACS2018 @mcshinalljr https://t.co/DLDSqjVBZ1
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Can't wait to hear this discussion of a very timely topic - Geriatrics and End-of-Life Care in Surgery. Thank you in advance Drs. Shinall , Miller, and Duggan! #TNACS2018 @mcshinalljr https://t.co/DLDSqjVBZ1 https://t.co/DLDSqjVBZ1
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Medicaid Under The Influence: How Drugmakers Sway Medication Options For Patients https://t.co/VV6zs5yLmJ
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U.S. regulators proposed new guidelines Tuesday to make it easier for some common medicines to be sold without a prescription https://t.co/5zAk2pZVfR
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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.

TNACS Advocacy Day

Stop the Bleed

June 18, 2018

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