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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...

Congratulations to the 2018 TNACS Annual Meeting Clinical Science Competition Second Place Winner!

Clinical Science Competition Second Place Winner Reducing Expansion Visits In Immediate Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction: A Comparative Study Of Prepectoral And Subpectoral Expander Placement Blair Wormer MD; Vanderbilt University Medical...

Congratulations to the 2018 TNACS Annual Meeting Clinical Science Competition First Place Winner!

Clinical Science Competition First Place Winner Optimal Predictor Of Gonadal Viability In Testicular Torsion: Time To Treat Versus Duration Of Symptoms Olivia Morin MD; UT College of Medicine Chattanooga

Congratulations to the 2018 TNACS Annual Meeting Basic Science Competition Second Place Winner!

Basic Science Competition Second Place Winner The Value Of Preoperative Ultrasound Imaging In Uremic Hyperparathyroidism Kathleen Gallagher BS; Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Congratulations to the 2018 TNACS Annual Meeting Basic Science Competition First Place Winner!

Basic Science Competition First Place Winner Fragile X-Related 1 (FXR1) Expression Domain In Wilms Tumor Hannah Phelps BS; Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Congratulations to the 2018 TNACS Annual Meeting Trauma Paper Competition Second Place Winner!

Trauma Paper Competition Second Place Winner The Effect Of Lung Lavage Volume On The Diagnosis Of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Kevin Harrell MD; UT College of Medicine Chattanooga

Congratulations to the 2018 TNACS Annual Meeting Trauma Paper Competition First Place Winner!

Trauma Paper Competition - First Place Winner Analysis Of Over 2 Decades Of Colon Injuries Identifies Optimal Method Of Diversion: Does An End Justify The Means? Nathan Manley MD, MPH; UTHSC – Memphis

Congratulations to the 2018 TNACS Annual Meeting Cancer Paper Competition Second Place Winner!

Cancer Paper Competition - Second Place Winner Impact Of Insurance Status On Survival In Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Multi-Institutional Study From The U.S. Neuroendocrine Study Group Paula Smith M.D.; Vanderbilt University Medical...

Congratulations to the 2018 TNACS Annual Meeting Cancer Paper Competition First Place Winner!

Cancer Paper Competition - First Place Winner Placement Of Subcutaneous Central Venous Ports In Breast Cancer Patients: Does Side Matter? Chelsea Isom MD; Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Twitter – @TNChapterACS

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RT @VUMCSurgery: VISE Grand Opening, an awesome event! 26 brilliant exhibits of work between surgeons & bio-medical engineers. Drs Meszoely…
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Blues antitrust case just got tougher for the insurers https://t.co/FWZQdPbhen
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RT @VUMCTrauma: Great work by @TraumaDawg @goscar @mike_smith_ and colleagues identifying temporal patterns in trauma admissions. Turns out…
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Parental Leave Policies Fall Short for Med School Residents https://t.co/eR2F4hEMG4
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National Coordinator for HIT gives country C- grade on interoperability https://t.co/eel1AfWrzY
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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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