ACS Resources for Governors

The BoG Newsletter is published quarterly and contains news of relevance and interest to Governors, covering American College of Surgeons (ACS) news and events, special human interest stories, and Pillar updates. https://www.facs.org/about-acs/governance/board-of-governors/resources

Video: 2016 APDS Sessions at ACS Clinical Congress

The APDS presents two panels on key issues in surgery resident education. The first panel is titled: Confidence – getting comfortable with the state of being uncomfortable. The second panel is titled: The Role of the Program Director in Faculty Read More

Silbergleit Award

The APDS introduced the Silbergleit Award at the annual meeting in Seattle.  The award is presented to APDS members for 25 years of continuous service as both a member of the APDS and Program Director. The inaugural award was presented Read More

Fellowship Start Date

Colleagues, On behalf of the Fellowship Start Date Task Force chaired by Dan Vargo, I am pleased to share with you some exciting news. For some time, the APDS has supported the concept of having the fellowship start moved back Read More

CME Information

Please click here or contact the Association for Surgical Education at  217-529-6503 for the 2016 ACS CME Evaluation Form. It can be email to info@surgicaleducation.com or faxed to 217/529-9120.

APDS Committees & Task Forces in Action

Current APDS members can access the APDS Committees and Task Forces in Action Reports by clicking on the APDS Committees & Task Forces in Action link under the “Quicklinks” section of the APDS website.

Journal of Surgical Education

Current APDS members can access the “Journal of Surgical Education” by clicking on the JSE link under the “Quicklinks” section of the APDS website.

2014 APDS Resident Award

The 2014 APDS Resident Award winner is Brian George, MD, of Northwestern University for his paper “Reliability, Validity and Feasibility of the Zwisch Supervision Scale for the Assessment of Resident Operative Autonomy”. The Outstanding Resident Paper Award was established in Read More

APDS is now on Twitter

You can now get all the latest APDS news on Twitter by subscribing to ‘@APDSPresident‘.