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Important Message from President Robert Maxwell

Important Message from President Robert MaxwellYou may be well aware that Dr. Phillip Burns is the recipient of the American College of Surgeons’ Distinguished Service Award this year.   This prestigious award will be presented during the Convocation at the ACS...

Win a travel scholarship to attend the ACS Leadership/Advocacy Summit, March 28-31, 2020, Washington, DC

Win a travel scholarship to attend the ACS Leadership/Advocacy Summit, March 28-31, 2020, Washington, DC The Tennessee Chapter is pleased to announce the availability of a travel scholarship for Fellows to attend the 2020 ACS Leadership / Advocacy Summit (LAS). From...

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...

TNACS eNews – ACS Survey and More!

TNACS eNews - September 2018 - ACS Survey and More! In this issue: 2018 TNACS Annual Meeting ACS Survey ABS Accepting Nominations for At-Large Director Southeastern Surgical Congress Call for Abstracts Now Open Congratulations to 2018 Resident Paper...

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Non-opioid medication on the rise as U.S. combats opioid crisis https://t.co/zbY8uZQewo
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RT @VUMCTrauma: The future looks bright in Acute Care Surgery at @VUMCTrauma! Proud to announce our 2020 Fellow class. Michael Derickson M…
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Important Message from President Robert Maxwell - https://t.co/RkfslpR7PF
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Hospitals' fall prevention efforts cause 'epidemic of immobility,' expert says: Hospitals' extreme focus on preventing falls has caused an https://t.co/9y5ooJ8g7F
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Mentorship and Women Surgeons: Why It’s So Important https://t.co/LNngAicvZc
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The Art of Contract Negotiation for Physicians https://t.co/jeRpKTVOjZ
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Judge Orders Pause in Opioid Litigation Against Purdue Pharma and Sacklers https://t.co/QsBIJm2Wmm
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HHS gives physicians guidance on tapering patients off opioids https://t.co/XBfXeurmsW
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RT @VUMCSurgRes: Congratulations @Carolinapp33, @skgeevarghese, and @myrecoveryrm — September 2019 SIMPL champions. Thanks for your dedica…
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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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