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ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators to Offer Virtual Grand Rounds on Health Disparities and Surgical Education May 18

The ACS Division of Education, through the ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators™, will offer Virtual Grand Rounds on Health Disparities and Surgical Education at 7:00–8:00 pm CDT on May 18. The Grand Rounds has been organized by the Academy’s Subcommittee on Novel Teaching and Assessment Methods and Educational Resources to address challenges in surgery resident training during the COVID-19 pandemic and to harness opportunities to transform surgery training for the future.

Following introductory comments by Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME, MAMSE, Director of the Division of Education, the Grand Rounds will be moderated by Mohsen M. Shabahang, MD, PhD, FACS, Chair of the Academy’s Subcommittee. Panelists will include Adil Haider, MB, BS, FACS; Meera Kotagal, MD, FACS; and Charles E. Moore, MD. This panel of experts will address the important topic of health care disparities, especially through the lens of surgical education. Following brief presentations by the speakers, audience members will be invited to participate in the discussion. 

The Grand Rounds will be available to all members of the surgical community at no cost. 

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The session will be recorded and available for viewing on the Academy’s website. This Grand Rounds is part of the Virtual Grand Round Series launched by the ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators to address important and timely topics; speakers for this series have included renowned surgical educators. It is designated for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

For additional information on the Grand Rounds Series, contact Dr. Sachdeva at; Alisa Nagler, JD, MA, EdD, at; or Susan Newman, MPH, at