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Earthquake rubble

Empowerment over charity: How surgeons turned Armenia’s tragedy into an opportunity

February 1, 2016 • Features

This article describes U.S. health care providers’ response to an Armenian earthquake in the 1980s and the long-term benefits of training native physicians in resource-poor areas.


Dr. Hoyt

Looking forward – February 2016

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt describes an ACS initiative that will allow all of the College’s clinical registries to consolidate into a unified quality reporting platform, including full electronic health record integration.

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The new Optimal Perioperative Management of the Geriatric Patient: A Best Practices Guideline—developed by the ACS and American Geriatrics Society provides a framework for addressing complex issues facing patients of advanced age.

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Dr. Joseph

ACS awards Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship to Dr. Joseph

Kathie-Ann Joseph, MD, MPH, FACS, chief, breast surgery, and associate professor of surgery, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York University Langone Medical Center, NY, was selected to receive the ACS 2015 Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship.

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