Upcoming presentations and events related to the ABS EPA Project

Upcoming ABS EPA Project Events

  • With the recent launch of EPAs in July 2023 at all ACGME-accredited general surgery training programs, the ABS is planning frequent webinars, town halls and related virtual events, in addition to sending representatives to speak at in-person meetings when possible.
  • For anyone who is interested in learning more about EPAs, we encourage you to register for events as they are scheduled.
  • EPA slide decks are available upon request, please email epas@absurgery.org for more information.
    Please check this page frequently, as new events will be added as they are scheduled.

Upcoming Events

    ABS EPA Events
  • Please check back soon for additional EPA-related events!

Recent Events

  • ABS EPA Town Halls
    Dates: Wednesday, September 6, 2023 / Thursday, September 7, 2023

  • ABS Incoming General Surgery Intern EPA Webinar
    Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2023

  • ABS "Train the Trainer" EPA Webinar
    Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2023

  • ABS EPA "Jigsaw" Development Session
    Date: Thursday, June 8, 2023

  • ABS EPA Technology Webinar
    Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2023

  • ABS EPA Alternative Technology Webinar
    Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2023

  • ABS EPA Development Materials Webinar
    Date: Thursday, April 27, 2023

  • ABS Program Director and Residency Administrator EPA Implementation Webinar
    Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2023

  • 2023 Surgical Education Week
    Tuesday, April 11 - Friday, April 14, 2023

  • ABS General Surgery EPA Walkthrough
    Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2023

  • ABS Program Faculty and Resident Town Hall
    Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023

  • Continuous Quality Improvement for Assessments: How to Streamline Drafting of EPAs
    2023 ACGME Annual Educational Conference / Nashville, Tennessee
    Date: Saturday, February 25, 2023

  • ABS EPAs in Surgical Rotations Mapping Webinar
    Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2023

  • Preparing for Competency Based Education: Launch of Entrustable Professional Activities
    18th Annual Academic Surgical Congress / Houston, Texas
    Date: Thursday, February 9, 2023

  • Program Administrator, Faculty and Resident Town Hall
    Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2023

  • ABS EPA Program Champions Town Hall
    Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2023

  • APDS/ARAS Educational Zoom Session: Entrustable Professional Activities — What to Expect as Program Directors and Administrators
    Date: Monday, December 19, 2022

  • ABS EPA Project Kickoff Info Sessions
    Dates: Tuesday, November 29, 2022 / Wednesday, November 30, 2022