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Major Awards at Clinical Congress 2023

October 11, 2023

Major Awards at Clinical Congress 2023

The 鶹ýClinical Congress is a premier surgical education event that brings together the House of Surgery for education, networking, and celebration that includes honoring remarkable individuals and their extraordinary contributions. The 鶹ýawards—which embody the spirit of excellence, progress, and service in surgery—will be presented throughout Clinical Congress in Boston, Massachusetts, October 22–25.

The Distinguished Service Award—the College’s highest annual honor—acknowledges exceptional and continuous service as an 鶹ýFellow, and the Wangensteen Scientific Forum Award celebrates an individual who exemplifies the clinical, research, and educational achievements of a successful academic surgeon. Another major award is the Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Inspiring Women in Surgery Award, which recognizes someone whose contributions help advance women in the field of surgery.

In addition, the 鶹ýDistinguished Lifetime Military Contribution Award will be bestowed upon USAR Major General (Retired) Jonathan Woodson, MD, MSS, FACS, MG, MC, which you’ll be able to read more about in the November/December issue of the ܱپ.These fpur major awards will be presented during Convocation on Sunday, October 22, at 6:00 pm ET, and will be livestreamed at facs.org/convocation.

The ACS/Pfizer Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards, honoring 鶹ýFellows and members whose altruism, vision, leadership, and dedication have benefited the surgical community and made a global impact, will be presented during the annual Board of Governors reception on Tuesday, October 24.

For more information about Clinical Congress and to register, visit facs.org/clincon2023.