A new manual, Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery, provides evidence-based standards for various cancer procedures and is described in this month’s column.
A preview of the Executive Summary of The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery report on global health care disparities is provided.
- Global Surgery 2030: Evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development: Executive Summary of The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Report
- The Distinguished Philanthropist Award: Celebrating a legacy of exceptional giving
- Brandeis University Heller Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management provides an education on the business side of surgery
- Surgeons uncover the keys to life by performing classical music
This news brief highlights passage of the Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015, which provides necessary Medicare reforms and repeals the sustainable growth rate payment formula.
A total of 17 surgeons will attend the Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management in June at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.