Navigation Links
American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Convenes in Washington, DC, October 3-7, 2010

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 96th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), one of the largest meetings of surgeons in the world, will convene October 3-7 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.  This year marks the first time that the ACS Clinical Congress has ever been held in our nation's capitol.

The Clinical Congress provides a prime opportunity for writers, editors, and producers who cover the health care and/or health policy beat to provide the latest information for their readers or viewers on topics such as:

  • Translation of Military Trauma Concepts into Civilian Practice
  • Using NSQIP to Improve Surgical Outcomes: An Update of New Advances
  • Universal Access to Healthcare: Let's Check the Vital Signs
  • Duty Hour Restrictions for Surgical Residents: Impact on  Patients, Residents, and Faculty
  • Robotic Surgery: Established and Emerging Applications across Disciplines
  • Evolving Technologies and Procedures in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
  • Health Care Reform: Are We Neglecting the Future of Surgery?

In addition to hundreds of general and specialty sessions, a series of lectures by prominent guest speakers and more than 200 research-in-progress reports will be presented during the Surgical Forum sessions.  Technical exhibits from over 250 companies will be on display in the Washington Convention Center, along with scientific exhibits from surgical researchers around the world.  

Press activities are scheduled for Monday, October 4, and Tuesday, October 5, in the Clinical Congress Press Conference Room.  These sessions provide a unique opportunity for reporters to interview key speakers away from the presentation podium and to ask their own questions to customize their coverage for their readers, listeners, or viewers.  

The schedule of press activities can be viewed online at this location:

The entire Clinical Congress Program can be searched online through the American College of Surgeons website

Upon presenting the appropriate identification, members of the media who meet the criteria set forth by ACS for securing press credentials can register on site in the Clinical Congress Press Room (ACS Office section, Walter E. Washington Convention Center).  For further details, see the ACS Policy for Securing Press Credentials online at:

The ACS Press Room phone number is: 202-249-4035 (effective October 3.)  Press Room Hours are:  Sunday, October 3, 10 am – 4 pm; Monday, October 4 to Wednesday, October 6, 8 am – 5 pm; Thursday, October 7, 8 am – 10 am.

If you have any questions before the Clinical Congress begins, please contact:

Sally Garneski, Manager, Public Information/Electronic Publishing, tel: 312-202-5409

Laddavanh Vannavong, Public Information Assistant, tel: 312-202-5329


The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the care of the surgical patient.  The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery; it has more than 77,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world.  For more information, visit

SOURCE American College of Surgeons
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Vicus Therapeutics to Present at the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston, MA
2. Lexicon to Present Research Results at American Chemical Society Meeting Regarding Target of LX1031 Drug Candidate
3. GlaxoSmithKline Receives New HHS Order for H5N1 Bulk Antigen. First North American Clinical Trials with GSKs Candidate Pre-pandemic Flu Vaccine to Start.
4. Aspirin Named 8th World Wonder by Majority of Americans
5. MedImmunes Motavizumab Reduced RSV Hospitalizations by 83 Percent Among High-Risk Native American, Full-Term Infants in Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 study
6. American Heart Association Comment Saving Lives in Type 2 Diabetics: Could It Be as Easy as Lowering Blood Pressure?
7. TrialCheck(R) Cancer Clinical Trial Matching Interface to Debut on American Cancer Society Web Site
8. Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association Rapid Access Reports: Hispanics Hypertension Better Controlled With Equal Access to Care
9. Positive Results for NKTR-118 (oral PEG-naloxol) Presented at American Academy of Pain Management Meeting
10. Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society Refutes American Society of Reproductive Medicine Opinion - States Preimplantation Genetic Screening is Beneficial When Performed in Experienced Centers
11. New MIRCERA(R) Data Analyses to be Featured at the American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... --> --> ... by Product Type (Bone Graft, Bine Graft Substitute, Platelet Rich ... Lumbar Interbody Fusion), End User, and Geography - Global Forecast ... at $1.90 Billion in 2014 and is expected to reach ... the forecast period of 2015 to 2020. Browse ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... BERN, Switzerland , November 24, 2015 ... for Biomedical Engineering Research of the University of ... Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition of the Bern University ... an exclusive collaboration to develop a novel generation artificial ... personalised delivery of insulin for diabetic patients with the ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... 2015 st  Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting ... (RSNA) taking place in Chicago on Nov-29 ... --> st  Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the ... place in Chicago on Nov-29 th ... Molecular Dynamics will present its revolutionary whole body CZT digital ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/24/2015)... , ... November 24, 2015 , ... Aided by seed ... announced an innovative study designed to yield insights into how to detect and treat ... biomarkers for pancreatic cancer from small, non-coding RNA molecules (ncRNA), genetic material that is ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... Dr. Rodney E. Willey , has answered a ... Koala Center for Sleep Disorders, provides treatment for snoring and sleep apnea through ... a Koala Center for Sleep Disorders in the US, one of four in the Illinois ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... Autism Speaks, ... the global movement driven by social media and the generosity of people around the ... encourage their social media networks to give – and share the personal stories behind ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Tennessee (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... Pharmacy Quality Trend Report . Throughout the past year there have been multiple breakthroughs ... mature state. During this transition, PharmMD has enabled their customers and partners to stay ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... “I am so thrilled, as a newbie ... after learning she had won a $7,500 School Lounge Makeover® from California Casualty . ... most of the staff has a much longer tenure. , “This is such an amazing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):