Mission: The mission of the tn chapter, acs, is to improve the health of the people of tennessee and the southeastern region of the united states by promoting the ethical practice of the art and science of surgery.
Programs: The organization conducted ins annual meeting over a 3-day period in august 2014, providing over 82 attendees with access to 19. 25 hours of continuing medical educaton. Representatives of the trauma advisory council of tennessee, the tn surgical quality collaborative, the tennessee comprehensive cancer coalition, the american cancer society, and the tumor registrars of tennessee also attended portions of the program. During the meeting, four resident papers competitions were held.
the organization distributes "e-alerts' to its membership concerning issues such as breakthroughs in surgical practice, regulatory activity, patient access, reimbursement, and practice management.