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      68th Annual Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons

      The Chapter Meeting will begin with a Speed Mentoring experience at 7:30pm followed by the Remarkable Cases Reception on Wednesday, May 18 at 8:30pm and conclude on Friday, May 20 at 12:00pm.

      Highlights of this year's meeting include:

      • 70th Annual Resident Paper Competition
      • Speed Mentoring Session
      • Women in Surgery Breakfast
      • New Member Breakfast
      • Invited guest speakers
      • Top Gun Surgical Skills Competition for Residents
      • Resident Jeopardy Competition
      • One hour of Ethics CME
      • Self-Assessment and Standard CME (total hours TBD)

      The 70th Annual Keyport Trauma Symposium presented by the Michigan Committee on Trauma (MCOT) will take place prior to the Chapter Meeting on May 18, 2022.

      Attendees may register for just the COT Meeting, just the Chapter Meeting, or both meetings.

      2022 Hotel Information

      Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
      100 Grand Traverse Village Boulevard
      Acme, MI 49610
      www.grandtraverseresort.com

      Book your hotel room by April 26, 2022, for the group rate that starts at $169/night plus resort fees and taxes.

      You may also make a reservation by calling 800-968-7352 and ask for the American College of Surgeons Michigan Chapter Annual Meeting rate.

      Meeting Resources

      CME Information

       

      The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

      Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 6.75 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.
      Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 6.00 hours meet the requirements for Trauma. *
      Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 0.50 hours meet the requirements for Cancer. *
      Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 1.00 hours meet the requirements for Ethics. *

      * The content of this activity may meet certain mandates of regulatory bodies. Please note that ACS has not and does not verify the content for such mandates with any regulatory body. Individual physicians are responsible for verifying the content satisfies such requirements.

      DISCLOSURE INFORMATION

      In accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the American College of Surgeons must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. All reported conflicts are managed by a designated official to ensure a bias-free presentation. Please CLICK HERE for the complete disclosure list.

      CLAIMING CME

      All CME will be done online—your certificate will be emailed to you approximately one month from when you submit your evaluation and optional self-assessment tests. You can submit CME by using the link in your email or at www.michiganacs.org. The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

      ON-DEMAND

      The entire meeting will be available for on-demand access. All attendees will have access to review and claim CME for the on-demand content from May 27 – August 20, 2022.

      CME Evaluation

      You must complete the verification of attendance and conference evaluation in order for your CME hours to be reported to ACS.

      Click here to complete the evaluation.

      The meeting evaluation will be available until midnight on June 17, 2022 for in-person attendees, and September 15, 2022 for virtual on-demand attendees.

      If you need technical assistance, please contact us.

      Self-Assessments

      This activity has an optional Self-Assessment Component. In order to earn Self-Assessment credit, you must pass the post-test with a score of 75% or higher.

      • To complete the self-assessments, please click here.
      • You will login using your registration email address and your last name as your password.
      • Once you login, you will select the 2022 Michigan Chapter ACS Annual Meeting Self-Assessment listed under My Courses.
      • A passing score of 75% or higher is required to receive self-assessment credit for a portion of the meeting.
      • Upon submitting your answers to each quiz, you will immediately find out your score.
      • You may take a quiz an unlimited number of times.
      • If you do not pass all portions of the quiz, you will not receive the self-assessment credits for that portion.
      • Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, a maximum of 6.75 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.
      • You must complete the SA post-test by midnight CST on June 17, 2022 for in-person attendees and September 15, 2022 for virtual on-demand attendees.
      • If you need technical assistance, please contact us.

      Welcome to MCACS

      The Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (MCACS) is Michigan’s grass roots division of the American College of Surgeons. The Chapter works at the state level to influence Michigan governmental policies that affect your everyday practice such as medical malpractice law, safety issues, and scope of practice law. Governors are selected from the MCACS to represent your interests to the ACS. Michigan Chapter members also act as representatives for the College on the ACS Committee on Cancer, Committee on Trauma and Young Surgeons Issues Committee.

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      A Message from the President

      It is an honor to represent the Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (MCACS), a scientific and educational association of surgeons who meet each May in camaraderie to network, enhance the science and art of surgery and provide encouragement to those who are the future of surgery, our surgical residents.  In addition to holding our Annual Meeting, the MCACS is involved in advocacy at the state level. The Chapter is comprised of greater than 2400 surgeons and is governed by a Council, led by Dr. Kellie McFarlin.
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      Kellie McFarlin, MD, FACS
      Senior Staff Surgeon
      Henry Ford Hospital
      Co-Director Multidisciplinary GI Motility Clinic

      Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
      Wayne State University School of Medicine

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      The Michigan Chapter of the ACS (MCACS)  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 Michigan surgeons.

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      Members of the Young Surgeons Issues Committee (YSIC) must be Fellows under the age of 45. Two new members shall be appointed each year and serve three-year terms or until their 45th birthday, whichever comes first.

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