Established in 1952 for the Fellows of the North Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons

Welcome to the web site for the North Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (NTACS). There are 100 chapters of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) across the world.

  • The NTACS provides a vehicle from which local Fellows, Associate Fellows, Residents and medical students may more closely interact with the College to carry out the Mission of improving the care of the surgical patient.
  • The NTACS chapter reaches out across surgical specialties for improved communication between disciplines.
  • The NTACS promotes cooperation with civic groups, third party payers and state government agencies.
  • The NTACS Fellows support College activities through its association with:
    • The Committee on Trauma
    • The Commission on Cancer

The annual meeting of the NTACS not only allows residents to present their data alongside nationally recognized experts, but also provides essential CME credits for practicing surgeons. Your involvement with the NTACS chapter brings you closer to the College. Your support of the chapter helps the NTACS carry out its mission.


Online Abstract Submission Deadline: Monday, November 9, 2015 11:59pm CST
Submit your abstract online now

The Program Committee of the North Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons invites you to submit your original research for the 2016 Annual Meeting. You are invited to submit an abstract on the clinical or laboratory research project of your choice. Case series and interesting case presentations are also considered, and presentation at this Chapter meeting does not preclude you from subsequently presenting the work at regional or national conferences. This year we have also added a video category.

Abstracts must conform to the instructions below. Accepted abstracts will be published in the Final Program. All presenters will be required to register for the meeting.*

ATTENTION TRAINEES! A cash prize will be awarded for the best paper submitted and presented by a resident or medical student. Separate prizes are also awarded in the Trauma and Surgical Oncology categories. If the paper is to be considered for a Trainee Research Award, this must be indicated on the Abstract Form below.

TRAINEE TRAVEL AWARD For the 2nd year in a row, the North Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons is pleased to offer the Trainee Travel Award for 2016 Annual Meeting. The goal of the travel awards policy is to assist residents and medical students from institutions outside the city of the annual meeting with their travel expenses. For 2016, Residents and Medical Students from Institutions outside of Dallas are eligible to apply for these awards. Each award recipient will receive up to two nights hotel accommodations and $200 to be used to offset the costs of travel to the Annual Meeting. To apply, please visit the online application. Applications must be received by December 11, 2015.

The Program Committee looks forward to receiving your abstract by Monday, November 9, 2015. No late submissions will be accepted. Senior authors and presenters will be notified regarding the acceptance of their abstract via e-mail by mid-December.

Subhasis Misra, MD FACS
Program Chairman


Registration for the 2016 Annual Meeting is not available. Please check back closer to the meeting.


The Final Program is now available: Download and view program

North Texas Chapter of ACS
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