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May 18-20, 2018

MEACS Annual Meeting | May 18-20

Maine Chapter, American College of Surgeons

Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, ME

Registration for the 2018 Maine ACS Annual Meeting is now open! We have a full and exciting agenda featuring many talented and esteemed physicians. The program starts on Friday, May 18th with opening remarks at 1:00 pm and concludes on Sunday, May 20th at 12:45 pm. Plan to join us for the entire conference or for a day or two! There are many registration options so review the agenda and make plans to join us at the Colony Hotel in May!

REGISTER ONLINE NOW

 

Featured Speaker and Keynote: "A Presidential Experience,” features John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, MMA, FACS. Dr. Weigelt will share his experiences of providing behind-the-scenes trauma care for U.S. Presidents. You won’t want to miss this!  

Other Program Sessions and Speakers:

  • STOP THE BLEED!
  • Surgical Safari: High Complexity, Low Resources - Kristin L. Long, MD
  • Solutions for Rural or Community Surgery - Brad M. Cushing, MD, FACS (Moderator); James L. Clarke, MD, FACS; Rodney H. Lahren, MD, FACS; Samer Sbayi, MD, MBA, FACS; John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, MMA, FACS
  • Appropriate Opioid Prescribing After General Surgical Operations - Richard J. Barth, Jr., MD, FACS (Approved for 1 hr. of the CME opioid prescribing requirement)
  • The Maine Cancer Genomics Initiative: A Unique Precision Medicine Initiative in Maine - Jens Rueter, MD
  • Update on the Surgical Management of Diverticulitis - Sam Packraftar, MB, Bch, BAO
  • Resident Research - Joseph Mack, MD; David Skavdahl, MD, MPH; Justin Wilkes, MD
  • MOC – The Changing Landscape - John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, MMA, FACS
  • Non-Operative Management of Abdominal Gunshot Wounds: From Heresy to New Religion - George C. Velmahos, MD, PhD, MSEd, FACS, FCCM, MCCM, FRCS, FRCPS
  • Surgical Jeopardy

 2018 Brochure/Registration (PDF)

Student and Resident Scholarships are available* - Request a Scholarship

CME: The conference has received approval for 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (This activity qualifies for 1 CME credit required in P.L. 2015, Chapter 488).

Hotel Reservations: Overnight accommodations for the conference are limited so make your reservations soon! To reserve a room, call the hotel at  207-967-3331 ext: 505 Monday - Saturday from 9:00am - 5:00pm.  You MUST state you are with the American College of Surgeons to get the discounted room block rate. The ACS block discount expires April 18th.

For more information, contact Cathy Stratton at 207-592-5725 or maine@mainefacs.org

 

* Limited scholarship opportunities are available for residents and students. Contact Cathy Stratton at maine@mainefacs.org prior to registering to see if a scholarship is available. 

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2018-05-18 13:00:00 2018-05-20 14:00:00 America/Detroit MEACS Annual Meeting | May 18-20 Registration for the 2018 Maine ACS Annual Meeting is now open! We have a full and exciting agenda featuring many talented and esteemed physicians. The program starts on Friday, May 18th with opening remarks at 1:00 pm and concludes on Sunday, May 20th at 12:45 pm. Plan to join us for the entire conference or for a day or two! There are many registration options so review the agenda and make plans to join us at the Colony Hotel in May! REGISTER ONLINE NOW   Featured Speaker and Keynote: "A Presidential Experience,” features John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, MMA, FACS. Dr. Weigelt will share his experiences of providing behind-the-scenes trauma care for U.S. Presidents. You won’t want to miss this!   Other Program Sessions and Speakers: STOP THE BLEED! Surgical Safari: High Complexity, Low Resources - Kristin L. Long, MD Solutions for Rural or Community Surgery - Brad M. Cushing, MD, FACS (Moderator); James L. Clarke, MD, FACS; Rodney H. Lahren, MD, FACS; Samer Sbayi, MD, MBA, FACS; John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, MMA, FACS Appropriate Opioid Prescribing After General Surgical Operations - Richard J. Barth, Jr., MD, FACS (Approved for 1 hr. of the CME opioid prescribing requirement) The Maine Cancer Genomics Initiative: A Unique Precision Medicine Initiative in Maine - Jens Rueter, MD Update on the Surgical Management of Diverticulitis - Sam Packraftar, MB, Bch, BAO Resident Research - Joseph Mack, MD; David Skavdahl, MD, MPH; Justin Wilkes, MD MOC – The Changing Landscape - John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, MMA, FACS Non-Operative Management of Abdominal Gunshot Wounds: From Heresy to New Religion - George C. Velmahos, MD, PhD, MSEd, FACS, FCCM, MCCM, FRCS, FRCPS Surgical Jeopardy  2018 Brochure/Registration (PDF) Student and Resident Scholarships are available* - Request a Scholarship CME: The conference has received approval for 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (This activity qualifies for 1 CME credit required in P.L. 2015, Chapter 488). Hotel Reservations: Overnight accommodations for the conference are limited so make your reservations soon! To reserve a room, call the hotel at  207-967-3331 ext: 505 Monday - Saturday from 9:00am - 5:00pm.  You MUST state you are with the American College of Surgeons to get the discounted room block rate. The ACS block discount expires April 18th. For more information, contact Cathy Stratton at 207-592-5725 or maine@mainefacs.org.    * Limited scholarship opportunities are available for residents and students. Contact Cathy Stratton at maine@mainefacs.org prior to registering to see if a scholarship is available.  Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, ME