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Call for Abstracts – 2020 TNACS Annual Meeting

Call for Abstracts - 2020 TNACS 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 2020 TNACS Annual Meeting, August...

Action Alert from ACS – Oppose Congressional Surprise Billing Proposal

Action Alert from ACS - Oppose Congressional Surprise Billing Proposal The ACS needs your help. Earlier this week congressional leaders released an unworkable solution to stop surprise medical bills that contradicts the solutions ACS outlined last week and utilizes...

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...

Twitter – @TNChapterACS

TennCare Director Gabe Roberts to leave for private sector amid ongoing block grant negotiations https://t.co/92E5xnOsuw
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Primary Fascial Closure With Lap Hernia Repair Supported by Study https://t.co/4MgH0yF3MX
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When a Patient’s Treatment Decision Clashes With the Standard of Care https://t.co/DvbmXwZbIk
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Call for Abstracts – 2020 TNACS Annual Meeting - https://t.co/O4tyRZE5aB
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RT @LisaKodadek: Thanks @VUMCTrauma for letting all of us come to #EAST2020 this year! Love #buildingcareers with my awesome co-fellows/fut…
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How Palliative Care Remade End-of-Life Care at New York Hospitals https://t.co/wpe0n8Q2c6
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Study: Medicaid churn declined in expansion states https://t.co/2G5GNe2cwz
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In 90% of operating rooms in countries like U.S., surgeons use safety checklists https://t.co/IQHEX3LR9m
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Half of doctors would take a pay cut for less hours, more work-life balance https://t.co/Ihmc9s1LIq
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CMS advisers: New payment models should focus more on patient education https://t.co/7moUwzT9NJ
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2020 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

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June 18, 2018

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