InterContinental Houston
Medical Center
6750 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030

CME INFORMATION

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2022 Program Committee

Austin, TX


Marc Trust, MD
University of Texas Austin Dell Medical School

 

El Paso, TX


Sarah Walker, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – El Paso

 

Houston, TX


Hop Sanderson Tran Cao, MD, FACS
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Justin Choi, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

Cary Hsu, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

Tim Newhook, MD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Tammy Saunders, MD
UTHealth, McGovern Medical School

Puneet Singh, MD
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center 

Mediget Teshome, MD, FACS
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

 

McAllen, TX


Carlos H. Palacio, MD, FACS
South Texas Health System – McAllen

Jeff Skubic, MD
Doctors Hospital at Renaissance

 

San Antonio


Molly Hartmann, MD
University Hospital UTHSCSA

Tim Vreeland, MD
Brooke Army Medical Center

 

SoTx ACS Board Members


Brian Davis, MD, FACS
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – El Paso
President

Kent Van Sickle, MD, FACS
UT Health San Antonio
President-Elect

David Santos, MD, FACS
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Secretary/Treasurer

Celia Ledet, MD, FACS
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Councilor and Women in Surgery Chair

 

Questions?


Contact janna@southtexasacs.org

ABSTRACTS

2022 Texas Surgeons Summit Abstract Submission Guidelines


November 7, 2021        Abstracts Due at 11:59pm


December 14, 2021    Abstract Acceptance Notification Announced by email. Your abstract could be accepted either as an oral presentation or poster.


February 17-19, 2022    2022 South Texas Chapter ACS Annual Meeting



SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Submit abstract using the online submission form by November 7 at 11:59pm.
  • All abstracts must be submitted online via the texasacs.org abstract submission website using the online submission form.  Please be sure to read all instructions, information, and policies closely.
  • Upload graph or charts in .jpg format only (not counted in the 3,000 characters)
  • The abstract body (not counting abstract title or author string) must not exceed 3,000 characters.
  • Your abstract will be accepted either as an oral presentation or poster presentation.
  • Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the submitting author to be present on February 17-19, 2022, if his/her abstract is accepted.

 

SUBMISSION TYPE

  • If submitting an abstract use the following headings: Background, Objective, Methods, Results, Conclusion.
  • If submitting a case review use the following headings: Introduction/Objective, Case Presentation, Discussion, Conclusion.
  • If submitting a video abstract, use the following headings: Background, Objective, Methods, Results, Conclusion.

Your video (5 min max) should also be submitted in .mp4, .wmv, .avi or another high-quality video file format. Must be narrated in English with no background music.

  • Once you select the type of submission, these fields will appear. You DO NOT need to type these headings in your fields.


AWARDS

You must indicate on the abstract submission form if you’d like to be considered for the following paper competitions.  We will check for eligibility.  



CANCER PAPER AWARD

  1. Please indicate that your abstract should be considered for this award on the online abstract form.
  2. Abstracts by residents on topics specific to oncology and related to the mission of the CoC will be considered. (see mission below)
  3. The manuscript must have not yet been published in a peer-reviewed journal.
  4. Judging is based on originality, scientific merit, and clinical relevance to oncology and the mission of the CoC.
  5. Winner will receive a cash prize

Mission of the Commission on Cancer

The CoC is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care. 



Trauma Paper Award 

Please do not confuse this submission with the Resident Trauma Papers award with the ACS COT. This submission is for the South Texas ACS meeting only.

  1. Please indicate that your abstract should be considered for this award on the online abstract form.
  2. Research in trauma will be considered
  3. Winner will receive a cash prize.


Best Paper Competition –
SoTX Chapter ACS Annual Meeting

  1. Please indicate that you’d like to be considered for this award on the online abstract form.
  2. The abstracts must be submitted and presented by a resident and/or medical student.
  3. Each eligible presenter will be judged at the time of their presentation during the meeting.
  4. Cash awards given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd pplace for each chapter.
  5. Winner will be announced on February 19, 2022.

AGENDA

Coming Soon!

HOTEL

InterContinental Houston
Medical Center
6750 Main Street
Houston, Texas, 77030

Room Rate is $179 plus tax per night
Cut-Off Date is Monday, January 17, 2022 at 5:00pm

REGISTRATION

Registration Types

  • SoTX-ACS Member – $150
  • SoTX-ACS Affiliate Member – $125
  • SoTX-ACS Resident Member – $35
  • SoTX-ACS Medical Student Member – $25
  • SoTX-ACS Senior/Retired Member – $150
  • Research – $50
  • Women In Surgery Luncheon Only – $60
  • Non Chapter Member – $300

 

EXHIBITOR

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to support the Annual Meeting of the South Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, taking place February 17-19, 2022, at the InterContinental Hotel Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

Exhibiting companies will receive one 6’ skirted table, continental breakfasts and daily refreshment breaks within the exhibit space. The fee to exhibit is $2,000. There are also opportunities for your company to provide additional marketing support. Recognition of participation will be communicated to attendees in the program book and via signage throughout the meeting as well as the chapter website.

In supporting this meeting, we are confident you will see the benefits to meeting and reaching out to all types of surgeons in South Texas. The meeting provides a rich opportunity to network and educate a wide array of surgeons on all areas of surgical technology and innovation. We hope you will consider participating in this program.

Thank you in advance for all you do for the field of surgery and surgical innovation. We look forward to seeing you in Houston!