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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 tailored...

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...

Surgical Jeopardy Winners

Surgical Jeopardy Winners Erica Davanian and Jordan Crittenden, UTHSC-Nashville The UTHSC-Nashville Team!

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While both providers and insurers have found it difficult to agree on a solution to surprise billing, experts on both sides expressed support Tuesday for banning the practice. https://t.co/zz6ndPVYAe
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RT @AmCollSurgeons: Trauma Quality Improvement Program Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts https://t.co/bgJtkdFMgA Deadline: June 15 @ACSTrau…
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RT @AmCollSurgeons: The CoC needs your feedback to ensure their revised accreditation standards are as clear and meaningful as possible. Pl…
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RT @ATitanMD: Extremely useful trauma handbook for residents made by @StanfordSurgery @wkethman @khperrone @DavidASpain @aussinassar availa…
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RT @WomenSurgeons: Share your research with the Starr Medical Student and Resident Research Forum at Annual Conference. Abstracts are due b…
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RT @VUMChealth: A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within 5 minutes. On 5/23, National Stop the Bleed Day, @VUMChealth is off…
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RT @AmCollSurgeons: There’s strength in numbers. 42 organizations come together to move a path forward to reduce injury, disability, and de…
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Standards for quality surgical care for older adults finalized https://t.co/LdtMsG3V8d
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American College of Surgeons opposes “Stop Surprise Medical Bills” legislation https://t.co/7s5ZsjdTWN
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To enhance the effect of medication, cut the amount of #opioids used in treatment & lower the chances a patient is admitted, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is experimenting with virtual reality to see if it can reduce pain. https://t.co/XzXuXzbufk
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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

Bleedingcontrol.org provides diagrams, news, videos and other resources with the goal of giving information to the public to learn proper bleeding control techniques.

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