American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS)

American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS)

The primary advocate for osteopathic surgeons.

The primary advocate for osteopathic surgeons.

Mission: The ACOS is committed to promoting excellence in osteopathic surgical care through education, advocacy, leadership development, and the fostering of professional and personal relationships.

The 2020 ACOS General Surgery In-depth Review is now available. This year's IDR has 45 sessions to help prepare you for your Board Exams. Take this virtual course at your own pace in the comfort of your home. For those not preparing for certification or re-certification exams, the IDR offers a great opportunity to earn AOA Cateogry 1-A CME credits (up to 29.00). For details and registration information, go to at www.facos.org/idr

Tomorrow's webinar "Addition through Subtraction? Advancing Nutrition Care in the STICU," will be presented by Phillip J. Prest, DO, FACOS, FACS, Assistant Professor, Clinical Surgery at The University of South Carolina School of Medicine.We have an update to the learning objectives for this webinar. Presentation participants should be able to: describe the importance of early enteral nutrition in surgical and trauma patients; discuss the evidence supporting volume-based feeding in this population; discuss the evidence in support of eliminating routine gastric residual volume checks and discuss the applicability of these principles to COVID-19 patients. Register at www.facos.org/webinars

Join us tomorrow for the webinar "The Safe Elimination of Routine Gastric Residual Volume (GRV) Checks." After the presentation participants should be able to: (1) discuss the efficacy of a volume based feeding program (2) discuss the safety and of a triggered gastric residual volume check program and (3) understand how this relates to the current COVID pandemic. Register now at www.facos.org/webinars

Join us for next week's webinar "The Safe Elimination of Routine Gastric Residual Volume (GRV) Checks." Following this webinar, participants should be able to: (1) discuss the efficacy of a volume based feeding program (2) discuss the safety of a triggered gastric residual volume check program and (3) understand how this relates to the current COVID pandemic. To register, go to www.facos.org/webinars

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Webinars

Join us at 6PM ET next Tuesday for "The Safe Elimination of Routine Gastric Residual Volume (GRV) Checks," presented by Phillip J. Prest, D.O., FACOS, FACS. This webinar is worth 1 Category 1-A CME credit. https://facos.org/webinars

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Join us at 6PM ET next Tuesday for "The Safe Elimination of Routine Gastric Residual Volume (GRV) Checks," presented by Phillip J. Prest, D.O., FACOS, FACS. This webinar is worth 1 Category 1-A CME credit. https://facos.org/webinars

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COVID-19 Calls and Meetings

The next ACOS COVID-19 update is in your inbox. For the next CMS Office Hours discussion on COVID-19, visit www.facos.org/COVID19Mtg

facos.org CMS hosts varied recurring stakeholder engagement sessions to share information related to the agency’s response to COVID-19. These sessions are open to members of the healthcare community and are intended to provide updates, share best practices among peers, and offer attendees an opportunity to ...

ACOS is very lucky to have an incredibly active and dedicated student section. Many have offered services, from picking up groceries to childcare, to ACOS members while they are caring for patients during this stressful time. This information will be included in tomorrow's COVID-19 Update. However, to find out if there is a medical student near you who can help you in some way, please visit www.facos.org/SOSAVolunteers
Please note, you will need to log in to access this page. #ACOSStudentSectionAbsolutelyRocks

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In-Depth Review

Available today is the 2020 ACOS General Surgery In-depth Review, a comprehensive course for those preparing to take board certification or re-certification exams. This content is available exclusively to course registrants. Register for the course today and gain immediate access to all sessions in this review. Course registrants have unlimited access to all content. Register now at www.facos.org/idr

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In-Depth Review

It's not too late to register for the 2020 ACOS General Surgery In-depth Review (IDR). This course will be available TOMORROW! All registrants will have unlimited access to its content. Past registrants have found the IDR to be an extremely beneficial source of study in their preparation for board certification or re-certification exams. In addition, this course is worth up to 29 AOA Category 1-A CME credits for members looking for a general surgery online CME course. All details for the IDR can be found at www.facos.org/idr Register today!

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It's National Osteopathic Medicine Week. Did you know ACOS launched four osteopathic journals last fall for the general surgery, cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, plastic and reconstructive and urological surgery disciplines? Read articles from your peers and submit your research today at facos.org/acosjournals

[04/21/20]   CMS has scheduled a series of calls to address questions and provide the latest updates on the COVID-19 Pandemic. The next call is today from 5pm to 6pm ET. To see all meetings scheduled for this week, please visit the ACOS website at www.facos.org/COVID19Mtg for details about this week's calls.

[04/20/20]   For details about this week's CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls, please visit the ACOS website at www.facos.org/COVID19. The next call is tomorrow, April 21st from 5pm to 6pm Eastern. The Toll Free Attendee Dial In: number is 833-614-0820; the Access Passcode: 3963515

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There are some great discussions taking place in the ACOS Online Member Community, a private community where ACOS members can discuss topics of interest with specific peers or the entire ACOS membership. Join a discussion or start one today at http://facos.org/community

Register today for next week's webinar "The Safe Elimination of Routine Gastric Residual Volume (GRV) Checks." Ths webinar is worth 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit. For details about next week's webinar including learning objectives, please visit www.facos.org/webinars

The ACOS Mentor Match program has been one of the fastest growing initiatives we've introduced. Mentors for our medical students and residents are always in demand, across all disciplines and sub-specialties. To learn more about this program and register to be a mentor, please go to www.facos.org/mentor

Join us later this month for "The Safe Elimination of Routine Gastric Residual Volume (GRV)." This webinar is worth 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit. For more details about this webinar, including learning objectives, visit, www.facos.org/webinardetails

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Resident Achievement Awards

Residents - apply for the ACOS Resident Achievement Award and Robert C. Erwin Literary Award today! Winning applicants receive a congratulatory plaque and cash award during the fall Annual Clinical Assembly. Apply today at www.facos.org/RAA or www.facos.org/Erwin

facos.org Resident Achievement Awards are presented annually to up to five outstanding resident members in recognition of their clinical ability, patient/resident manner, resident/staff relationships, and resident/community involvement.  These awards may be presented to residents in the general, general vasc...

ACOS is fortunate to have committed members who volunteer their time and energy to deliver phenomenal programs. We are currently seeking volunteers who can serve on ACOS committees in the upcoming (2020 - 2021) term. There are many opportunities to give back. To learn more about ACOS committees and to complete an application to serve, please visit https://www.facos.org/volunteer

Available one week from today,all sessions of the 2020 ACOS General Surgery In-depth Review, a comprehensive preparatory course for board certification or re-certification exams. To see a description of all sessions, visit https://tinyurl.com/wz82pct Register for the IDR at www.facos.org/idr

CMS is hosting office hours on COVID-19 TODAY from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST. For details, please visit www.facos.org/COVID19MTG

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COVID-19 Calls and Meetings

CMS will host “Office Hours” on COVID-19 tomorrow, Tuesday, April 14th from 5:00 – 6:00 PM EST. For details, please visit www.facos.org/COVID19MTG

facos.org You are invited to CMS “Office Hours” on COVID-19, Tuesday, April 14th from 5:00 – 6:00 PM EST, the next in a series of opportunities for hospitals, health systems, and providers to ask questions of agency officials regarding CMS’s temporary actions that empower local hospitals and healthca...

Bike to work week is next month, from May 11th through the 17th, with Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 15th. Even on a virtual bike ride to work, you should stay hydrated. The best way to do that? With an ACOS water bottle. Buy one today at www.facos.org/store Happy cycling!

Register today for the next ACOS webinar "The Safe Elimination of Routine Gastric Residual Volume," presented by Phillip J. Prest, D.O., FACOS, FACS. This session will address the experience of formalizing a standardized enteral nutrition feeding program at an ACS verified level one trauma center. This webinar is worth 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credit.

The 2020 General Surgery In-depth Review (IDR) will launch in just under two weeks from today. The IDR is a comprehensive preparatory course for board certification or re-certification exams. Applicable registrants may earn up to 24.25 AOA Category 1-A CME credits. Get the latest schedule and other information at www.facos.org/idr

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AOA Announces One-Year Extension of Board Eligibility - Main Certification Site

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists (BOS) and division of Certifying Board Services (CBS) has announced a one-year extension of board eligibility status will be granted to graduating residents and other physicians seeking initial certification or recertification in 2020, among other policy changes, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For details, visit https://certification.osteopathic.org/news/aoa-announces-one-year-extension-of-board-eligibility/

certification.osteopathic.org The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists (BOS) and division of Certifying Board Services (CBS) has announced a one-year extension of board eligibility status will be granted to graduating residents and other physicians seeking initial certification or recertificat...

In your Inbox today "ACOS COVID-19 Weekly Update," launched today to keep our members up-to-date on related legislation, resources and updates. #ACOSSupportsYou #COVID-19INFOANDRESOURCES

Be sure to check your Inbox at 4pm ET this afternoon for the April 2020 edition of ACOS News, featuring an overview of the recently passed CARES Act, including information about the expanded Accelerated and Advanced Payment Program, upcoming ACOS webinars, events, and more!

Looking for an opportunity to earn AOA Category 1-A CME credits online? Check out on-demand courses from ACOS at www.facos.org/ACOSOnlineEd

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COVID-19 Calls and Meetings

Coming up this Thursday, a COVID-19 AMA National Physician Town Hall. This virtual meeting will take place on Thursday, April 9th from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Central time. For details, please visit the ACOS website at http://www.facos.org/COVID19MTG

facos.org The American Medical Association invites you to a live conversation with AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, and a panel of AMA health care experts on challenges and concerns facing physicians during this unprecedented COVID-19 crisis.

The 2020 IDR launches on April 22nd. Register today and gain immediate access to all sessions when the program launches later this month. To see this year's program visit https://tinyurl.com/wz82pct. You may register at www.facos.org/idr. Once registered, you will have unlimited access to the entire program, giving you the flexibility to take this comprehensive General Surgery Board Review course at your own pace on your own schedule!

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COVID-19 Calls and Meetings

Upcoming COVID-19 Meeting:
AMA National Physician Town Hall. This virtual meeting will take place on Thursday, April 9th from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Central time. For details, please visit the ACOS website at www.facos.org/COVID19MTG

facos.org The American Medical Association invites you to a live conversation with AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, and a panel of AMA health care experts on challenges and concerns facing physicians during this unprecedented COVID-19 crisis.

Upcoming COVID-19 Meeting:
AMA National Physician Town Hall. This virtual meeting will take place on Thursday, April 9th from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Central time. For details, please visit the ACOS website at www.facos.org/COVID19MTG

CMS is hosting another call TODAY from 12:30pm to 2:00pm EST in their new series for physicians: "Lessons from The Front Lines: COVID-19." Friday's topic is "COVID-19 Flexibilities." Go to www.facos.org/CMSCall for instructions on how to participate in this call.

CMS will host another call tomorrow from 12:30pm to 2:00pm in their new series for physicians: "Lessons from The Front Lines: COVID-19." Friday's topic is "COVID-19 Flexibilities." Go to www.facos.org/CMSCall for instructions on how to participate in this call.

CMS will host another conference call this Friday, April 3rd in their new series for physicians: Lessons from The Front Lines: COVID-19. The call will take place on Friday, April 3rd from 12:30 PM to 2 PM EST and the topic of discussion is: COVID-19 Flexibilities. Go to www.facos.org/CMSCall for instructions on how to participate in this call.

Missed last week's webinar "Broken: Stress and Trauma of Surgical Leadership?" This webinar is now available on demand in the ACOS eLearning portal. Register to access this webinar at www.facos.org/ACOSOnlineEd

Residents - Submit your research and applications by June 1st for the Robert C. Erwin Literary Awards and Resident Achievement Awards respectively. Selected award recipients receive a plaque and cash award randing from $250 to $1500 for the Erwin Award and $2000 for the Resident Achievement Award.

Are you making the most of your ACOS membership? When was the last time you attended a webinar? Accessed the ACOS Online Member Community? Purchased a product or service at a discount in the ACOS Marketplace? Learn how to optimize your ACOS Membership next month! Register for the April eLearning series at www.facos.org/webinars

A message from ACOS President Larry Armstrong, D.O., FACOS, FACS on National Doctor's Day, a thank you to all who are caring for patients during this extraordinary time in healthcare and to those ACOS members who work in support of our College. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zznECVNDSY&t=1s

Today is National Doctor's Day, a day set aside to honor physicians for their dedication and contributions to society and the community. At this time in our nation and across the globe, today not only do we honor you, we humbly thank you; for your devotion to medicine, for your compassion and for your selfless commitment to care for your patients during this unprecedented time in healthcare.

Residents, don't forget to submit your applications for the Resident Achievement and Robert C. Erwin Literary Awards. Award recipients are recognized at a special reception each year during the Annual Clinical Assembly with a congratulatory plaque and cash award. Resident Achievement Award winners also receive a cash award for $2000. Winners of the Robert C. Erwin Award receive $250 to $1500 depending on award placement. Apply today at www.facos.org/awards

Preparing for your General Surgery Board Exams? Register and gain access to the 2020 course online beginning April 22nd. All course content will be available. Once registered, you will have unlimited access to all sessions. Register at www.facos.org/idrondemand

The ACOS General Surgery In-depth Review is still on! Though we will not meet you in St. Louis, we hope to meet you virtually. All sessions are currently in production and will be accessible to registrants on April 22nd. IDR registrants will have unlimited access to this content.

Register for the 2020 General Surgery In-depth Review. Now a virtual program, ALL content will launch on April 22nd. Take the course on your own time, at your own pace, with access to instructors. Register today at www.facos.org/idr

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