STS Legislative Fly-In
2017 Spring Advocacy Scholarship - Apply Now!
STS is offering scholarships for seven STS Candidate Members to attend either the upcoming American College of Surgeons Leadership and Advocacy Summit (May 6–9, 2017) or an STS Legislative Fly-In (June 12–13, 2017). The
STS scholarships will cover reasonable travel and meal expenses, as well as registration for the ACS Summit if that event is chosen. Send your completed application, along with your CV, to advocacy [at] sts [dot] org by March 31, 2017. Award decisions will be made by April 7.
October 2016 STS Legislative Fly-In
20 STS members attended the October 2016 Legislative Fly-In in Washington, DC. They met with staff
from 35 Congressional offices and highlighted issues of importance to the specialty, including MACRA implementation and lung cancer screening reimbursement. View photos from the Fly-In below.
In addition, STS held a congressional briefing on the STS National Database & Alternative Payment Models, featuring Drs. Keith S. Naunheim, David M. Shahian, Jeffrey B. Rich, and STS Director of Government Relations, Courtney Yohe. Watch a video of the briefing below.
Contact advocacy [at] sts [dot] org if you're interested in attending a future STS Legislative Fly-In.