Moderator: Girma Tefera, MD, FACS, Madison, W

This Panel Session will report and discuss the strategic direction of the American College of Surgeons in global and domestic volunteerism. The program will have two distinct segments: (1) domestic volunteerism (30 minutes) and (2) global engagement (45 minutes). During the domestic volunteerism segment, domestic volunteerism awardees will discuss best practices in providing volunteerism. During the global engagement segment, there will be an in depth discussion of the partnerships developed by ACS Operation Giving Back and colleges from lowand middle-income countries. The final segment will be an open mic session for Fellows to discuss the extraordinary volunteerism work they do around the globe.

Presentations and Speakers

Session I: Domestic Engagement: Operation Giving Back: Health Career Academy

Scott A. Leckman, MD, FACS, Salt Lake City, UT

Health Career Academy Presentation
Barry D. Mann, MD, FACS, Wynnewood, PA
Liana Gefter, MD, MPH, Stanford, CA

Session II: Global Engagement: Operation Giving Back: ACS College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) Surgical Training Hub ACS COSECSA Training Hub

ACS Concept Idea for ACS Global Health Program
Joseph V. Sakran, MD, MPH, MPA, FACS, Baltimore, MD

Implementation of Training Hub Concept
Girma Tefera, MD, FACS, Madison, WI