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LA-ACS Annual Meeting

January 17-19, 2020

To claim your CME and SA credits. Available 4-6 weeks after the meeting.

2020 LA-ACS/SAL Annual Meeting
January 17-19, 2020
Ritz Carlton
New Orleans, LA


2020 Guest Speakers

Operation Giving Back: ACS Update
Valerie Rusch, MD, FACS
American College of Surgeons President


Creating the Culture of a Winning Team
Herb Chen, MD, FACS
Chair Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)


Leadership 101: A Trauma Surgeon’s Perspective
Don Jenkins, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery, Vice Chair Department of Surgery, UT Health San Antonio



Women in Surgery Luncheon Speaker

Life in Surgery: Train Wreck or Bullet Train?
Heena P. Santry, MD, FACS
Acute Care surgeon and Health Services Researcher, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center




The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.75AMA 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 2.25 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.

Final Program

The Ritz Carlton
921 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA


There are two ways for you to reserve your room at The Ritz Carlton.

  1. Call-in: Call 1-800-826-8987
  2. Online: Group link, click here

Group Name: LA-ACS – Louisiana Chapter American College of Surgeons
Group Code: WOVWOVA (deluxe king) or WOVWOVB (deluxe double)

The special discounted rate is $299 + tax. Reserve your room no later than Wednesday, December 18, 2019.

There is no fee to attend the LA-ACS/SAL Annual Meeting if you are a current member of the chapter and/or society. The registration fee for the meeting includes educational materials, continental breakfast, break, and lunch.

Highlights of this year’s meeting include:

– Invited guest speakers
– Annual Best Paper Competition
– Trauma & Cancer Paper Competitions
– Resident Surgical Jeopardy
– CME & Self-Assessment Hours (hours TBD)


Register Here

We are delighted to inform you that the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Chapter, American College of Surgeons will be January 17-19, 2020. Your company is extremely important to the profession and we would like to cordially invite you to showcase your products or services. This year’s meeting offers you an excellent opportunity to make sales, widen your exposure, and stimulate repeat business. Take this opportunity to build and maintain customer relations, enhance your image, and test new products and services. Please review the exhibit information and to make the decision today to participate in the 2020 Annual Meeting.


Exhibitor Prospectus 2020
Exhibit Form
Marketing & Visibility Opportunities
LA-ACS Tax Form
Hotel Reservations