Welcome to the Tennessee Chapter
of the American College of Surgeons

Annual Meeting

August 10 – 12, 2018

Upcoming Events


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

What's in the House's bills to address the opioid crisis — and what's not https://t.co/wt7KedZK9G
Dr. Marty Makary, a researcher & professor of #surgery & health policy at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, took an innovative approach toward developing prescribing guidelines: matching the right number of #opioid painkillers to specific procedures. https://t.co/wpKjvECVPG
AHIP18: Atul Gawande echoes no ‘instant solutions’ from Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan venture | FierceHealthcare https://t.co/vckdAs3N36
The Leapfrog Group: Number of hospitals achieving zero infections drops | FierceHealthcare https://t.co/cd3LgedsOZ
Antitrust experts, providers warn against CVS-Aetna merger at Calif. hearing https://t.co/HXs66dU7xc
#Hospitals have said the #Stark law makes it difficult for physicians to enter innovative payment arrangements because they are not susceptible to fair-market value assessment, a Stark requirement. https://t.co/kCJr7fejmg
Atul Gawande to lead Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase venture https://t.co/pF6JVkHQah
2018 TNACS Annual Meeting - Register Today! - https://t.co/xpQvWoZuXB
U.S. Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low https://t.co/lW4LjLapb1
Conservatives unveil ACA repeal plan as bipartisan governors rally around pre-existing condition protections | FierceHealthcare https://t.co/kGTQ48rXju

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

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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