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Register Today – TNACS Fireside Chat: Women in Surgery

Register Today – TNACS Fireside Chat: Women in SurgeryJoin your colleagues on July 14, 5:30 pm CDT - 6:30 pm EDT for a discussion of Women in Surgery. We will hear about the experiences, challenges, and joys of being a woman surgeon from leading surgeons in Tennessee....

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Call for Nominations – TN Chapter, ACS Board of Directors

Call for Nominations – TN Chapter, ACS Board of DirectorsThe Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Surgeons is seeking nominations for four open positions on the Executive Council, the governing body of the Chapter. The positions include Vice-President (from...

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Join Us For This Fireside Chat – Acute Care Surgery

Join Us For This Fireside Chat – Acute Care SurgeryJoin your colleagues on June 23, 5:30 pm CDT / 6:30 pm EDT for a discussion of Acute Care Surgery. We will hear updates from leading experts across the state. There is no fee, but registration is required.President...

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Call for Abstracts – 2022 TNACS Annual Meeting

Call for Abstracts – 2022 TNACS Annual MeetingMary Hooks, MD, FACSChair, TNACS Program Committee Call for Abstracts 2022 TNACS Annual MeetingThe Program Committee of the Tennessee Chapter, American College of Surgeons (TNACS) is accepting abstracts for consideration...

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TNACS Fireside Chat – Transplantation in Tennessee

TNACS Fireside Chat – Transplantation in TennesseeJoin your colleagues on February 15, 6 pm CST / 7 pm EST for a discussion of Transplantation in Tennessee.   We will hear updates from leading experts across the state. There is no fee, but registration is required....

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Very Important Call to Action

Very Important Call to ActionIn 2020, many of you participated in efforts that prevented significant payment cuts for surgical services. We need Congress to intervene again to prevent payment cuts (nearly 9%) slated for January 1, 2022. As surgeon leaders and...

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2022 Fellow Applications – Become a Fellow of the ACS

2022 Fellow Applications – Become a Fellow of the ACSThe Board of Directors of the Tennessee Chapter, American College of Surgeons (ACS) encourages you to take the next important step in your surgical career and apply to become a Fellow of the ACS (FACS). To apply for...

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TNACS Fireside Chat – Recording Now Available

TNACS Fireside Chat – Recording Now AvailableCouldn't join the live event? No worries! Here is the recording of the November 10 TNACS Fireside Chat – an enlightening discussion about managing breast cancer during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond. Many thanks to: Max...

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TNACS Fireside Chat – Adolescent Firearm Injuries

TNACS Fireside Chat – Adolescent Firearm InjuriesJoin your colleagues on December 2 at 6:00 pm CST / 7:00 pm EST for a discussion of adolescent firearm injuries in Tennessee. Trauma surgeons from across the state will share their experiences as well as a discussion of...

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TN-ACS eNews — November 4, 2021

TN-ACS eNews — November 4, 2021Inside this Issue: Message from the President Memories of TNACS 2021 Annual Meeting and TN Trauma Symposium Save the Date! Board of Governors Update

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Join Your Colleagues for a TN Chapter, ACS Fireside Chat

Join Your Colleagues for a TN Chapter, ACS Fireside ChatJoin your colleagues on November 10 at 6:00 pm Central / 7:00 pm Eastern for what is sure to be a lively discussion about managing breast cancer during the Covid-19 pandemic.   Learn how several leading breast...

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Call to Action – Stop the Cuts

Call to Action – Stop the CutsWe need your immediate assistance to increase the number of House lawmakers willing to support legislative action to stop the cuts to Medicare physician payment. Currently, only 7 percent of U.S. House members have signed the letter. To...

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TNACS eNews — September 2021

TNACS eNews — September 2021Inside this Issue:  President's Message to the TNACS Welcome to the 2021-2022 TNACS Board of Directors We Have Lost a Leader, a Mentor, a Friend Urge Congress to Stop Cuts to Medicare Payment

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Attention Associate Fellows – Here is a Great Opportunity

Attention Associate Fellows - Here is a Great OpportunityAttention Associate Fellows!  RAS-ACS is seeking new members from ACS chapters to join the Associate Fellow Committee.  Ten new sub-committees were recently created to provide immediate leadership opportunities....

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Call for Manuscript Submissions – Surgery in Older Adults

Call for Manuscript Submissions - Surgery in Older AdultsThe Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care is developing a Special Issue on "Surgery in Older Adults: Common Challenges and Special Considerations." The Call for Papers is included below, but essentially any...

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Notice – TNACS Bylaws Revision

Notice – TNACS Bylaws RevisionATTENTION MEMBERS OF THE TENNESSEE CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: In compliance with the TNACS Bylaws, this is a 30-day notice that proposed new TNACS Bylaws will be considered during the 2021 TNACS Business Meeting which...

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Call for Nominations – TNACS Executive Council

Call for Nominations - TNACS Executive CouncilThe Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Surgeons is seeking nominations for four open positions on the Executive Council, the governing body of the Chapter.   The positions include Vice-President (from East TN)...

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TNACS Call for Nominations – TNACS Finance Committee

TNACS Call for Nominations – TNACS Finance CommitteeThe TNACS Executive Council is seeking nominations for two ad hoc members of the Finance Committee from the Chapter membership. Ad hoc members will serve for three years. Ad hoc members should be committed to the...

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Call for Abstracts – 2021 TNACS Annual Meeting

Call for Abstracts - 2021 TNACS Annual MeetingThe 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 2021 TNACS Annual Meeting, August 6-8,...

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Happy Holidays from TNACS!

  Happy Holidays from TNACS! On behalf of the entire TNACS Executive Council, I wish you Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for a safe and healthy New Year! We look forward to the time when we can gather together again. Robert Maxwell, MD, FACSPresident, TNACS

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Time to Act – Stop Medicare Cuts for Surgeons

Time to Act - Stop Medicare Cuts for SurgeonsThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has proposed a rule that will devastate surgeons across America by reducing payments for nearly all surgical specialties—during the worst public health crisis in generations....

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In Case You Missed It – Two Important Messages

In Case You Missed It -Two Important MessagesInterview with ACS Regent Ken SharpTennessee surgeons are so fortunate to have our own Ken Sharp serving as a Regent in the American College of Surgeons. Here is a recent interview with him that you don't want to miss....

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Call to Action – Stop Medicare Cuts Effective January 1st

Call to Action - Stop Medicare Cuts Effective January 1stAs a surgeon advocate within your state, the ACS Division of Advocacy and Health Policy (DAHP) needs your immediate assistance to contact Congress and urge immediate action regarding a critical, time sensitive...

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TNACS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

TNACS 2020 Virtual Annual MeetingJoin us for the TNACS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting on August 8th, 2020! This event has been approved for CME by the American College of Surgeons. Chapter members are invited to join us for an informative discussion of current events...

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TNACS Call for Abstracts

TNACS Call for Abstracts COVID-19 has changed everything, including the TN Chapter ACS Resident Paper Competition. Here is what you need to know for the 2020 TNACS Resident Paper Competition: The Timothy Fabian Trauma Paper Competition will be held in conjunction with...

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TNACS 2020 Annual Meeting – Cancelled

TNACS 2020 Annual Meeting - CancelledDear TNACS Members and Industry Partners, It is with a sober heart and concern for our safety, as well as the concern of the financial impact of a poorly attended meeting, that we have decided to cancel the annual meeting of The TN...

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A Message from TNACS President Robert Maxwell

A Message from TNACS President Robert Maxwell Dear TNACS Chapter Members, I hope this message finds you well during these most difficult times. The American College of Surgeons is constantly providing the most up-to-date information and resources concerning...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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