Don’t Miss Dr. Pat Bailey at the 2023 AR-ACS Annual Meeting

Registration is Open for the 2023 AR-ACS Annual Meeting!

The 2023 Annual Meeting for the Arkansas Chapter of the ACS is set for Saturday, April 22nd at the Sam Walton Auditorium on UAMS campus in Little Rock, Arkansas. The event will be packed full of opportunities for Continuing Medical Education, networking and advancing the profession of surgery.
AR-ACS Members, please be sure to join us for our annual kick-off to the weekend at the Campbell Society Reception Friday evening, April 21st at the Historic Capitol Hotel.

Let’s Welcome Back One of Our Own

Featured Speaker — Patrick Bailey, MD, MLD, FACS, JD

Dr. Bailey is the Medical Director, Advocacy in the Division of Advocacy and Health Policy of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and a clinical professor of surgery at the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences. Prior to assuming his position with the ACS in 2014, he was in clinical practice at Maricopa Medical Center (now Valley Wise Health) in Phoenix.

A graduate of Arkansas State University and the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences in Memphis, Dr. Bailey completed his general surgery internship at the George Washington University and his general surgery and surgical critical care residencies at St. Louis University. His pediatric surgery residency was completed at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.  He remains board certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.

Following three years of active-duty service, he served on the faculty of the surgery departments at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, the University of South Dakota and the University of Arizona, Phoenix. He was honorably discharged as a Captain from the Navy Reserve in 2020.  In addition to his medical degree, Dr. Bailey holds a Master of Legal Studies degree from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, and completed work for his J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree from the Georgetown University Law Center in December of 2022.

Dr. Bailey will bring all the latest information about health policy from the national prospective and share his keen insights about all the “happenings on Capitol Hill.”

Continuing Medical Education Credits (CME)

This meeting is approved for 6.25 PRA Category 1 Credits™ including 0.50 hours meeting the requirements for Bariatric Surgery* and 1.75 hours meeting the requirements for Cancer*.

* The content of this activity may meet certain mandates of regulatory bodies. Please note that ACS has not and does not verify the content for such mandates with any regulatory body. Individual physicians are responsible for verifying the content satisfies such requirements.

Registration will close at 11:59 PM CT on April 18, 2023.