2020 ACOS Webinar Calendar



Monthly Webinar

Tuesday, January 21 at 6:00 PM ET

Rural Surgery: Past, Present and Future
Presented by Tommy G. Lindsey, II, D.O., FACOS

eLearning Series

  1. Wednesday, January 15 at 6:00 PM ET

    Infections in the Surgical Patient. What Does the Gram Stain Reveal?

  2. Wednesday, January 22 at 6:00 PM ET

    Recent Developments in Nutrition Support and Clinical Application in the Surgical Patient

  3. Wednesday, January 29 at 6:00 PM ET
    The Journal Club Survey: A Strategy to Keeping Current with Published Literature

Presented by Lisa Hall Zimmerman, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP, BCCCP, FCCM, FCCP
Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care and Nutrition Support


Monthly Webinar

Wednesday, February 19 at 6:00 PM ET

Reducing Opioid Consumption in Post-Operative Patients
Presented by Joel A. Strehl, D.O., FACOS

eLearning Series – Set for Success

  1. Tuesday, February 4 at 3:00 PM ET

    How to Effectively Manage Your Student Debt: Best Practices for Physicians
    Presented by Brandon Barfield, Co-founder, Director of Education, DWOQ

  2. Wednesday, February 12 at 3:00 PM ET
    Advocacy the First Years of Practice
    Presented by Carter Alleman, JD, Associate Director, Health Policy, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons


Monthly Webinars

Wednesday, March 4 at 6:00 PM EST

Burn Care 
Presented by Zachary Brown, D.O., FACOS, FACS, CDR/MC/USN

Tuesday, March 24 at 6:00 PM EST

Broken: Stress and Trauma of Surgical Leadership
Presented by Zachary Brown, D.O., FACOS, FACS, CDR/MC/USN


Monthly Webinar

Wednesday, April 8 at 6:00 PM ET

The Safe Elimination of Routine Gastric Residual Volume (GRV) Checks
Presented by Phillip J. Prest, D.O., FACOS, FACS

eLearning Series

The April eLearning series will be presented by ACOS staff to highlight ACOS member benefits (free of charge).

  1. A review of the ACOS Journals – what they are/where they are/how to submit content
  2. A review of ACOS Applications
    • FACOS and DFACOS Certification
    • Resident Achievement Award
    • Robert C. Erwin Literary Award
    • Mentor Match: A quick overview of the program
  3. Where is It?
    • E-Learning Portal, CME Tracking functionality, transcripts
    • ACOS Find a Surgeon Search Bar
    • ACOS Member Benefits Marketplace
    • ACOS PAC


Monthly Webinar

Endocrine Surgery
Presented by Geeta Lal MD MSc FRCS(C) FACS


Monthly Webinar

Wednesday, June 10 at 6:00 PM ET

Point of Care Ultrasound for the Surgeon Caring for the Acutely Ill Patient
Presented by Jeffrey M. Scott, D. O.


Monthly Webinar

Wednesday, July 15 at 6:00 PM ET

Best Practices and Review in Trauma Surgery
Presented by Paul J. Wisniewski, D.O.

eLearning Series

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Series (3-4 modules)
Presented by Geeta Lal MD MSc FRCS(C) FACS