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Surgical Leadership during Crisis Situations Webinar

Thursday, July 2, 2020 | 8:00–9:30 am CST
Hosted by the American College of Surgeons International Relations Committee and Operation Giving Back

COVID-19 has caused major disruptions in the world economy and health care systems. There are many important aspects of crisis readiness for surgeons to consider during a pandemic, and the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and its Fellows have been leading efforts to manage surgical-related aspects of COVID-19 by applying the principles of
crisis management and communications.

Join the global surgical community for a webinar moderated by Girma Tefera, MD, FACS, Medical Director of Operation Giving Back, and George Tsoulfas, MD, FACS, Chair of the ACS International Relations Committee, featuring presentations on best practices and lessons learned during the crisis response to COVID-19 from experts:

Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS
Introductory Remarks

Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS
ACS President


David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS
Principles of Surgical Leadership during Crisis Situations

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS
ACS Executive Director


Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS
Strategies for Crisis Communication with Members

Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS
ACS Director, Division of Member Services


Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS

Introductory Remarks

Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS
ACS President


David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Principles of Surgical Leadership during Crisis Situations

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS
ACS Executive Director


Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS

Strategies for Crisis Communication with Members

Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS
ACS Director, Division of Member Services


And a panel of experts convened from the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), West African College of Surgeons (WACS), and ACS Chapter Leaders.

The panel discussion will be followed by a live Q&A session with the attendees.

Register for this FREE webinar by July 1 to save your spot! Download the event flyer.

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