An update on the College’s Transition to Practice Program in General Surgery is the focus of Dr. Hoyt’s column this month, including a closer look at two institutions currently pilot testing the program.
Medicare and Medicaid coverage access to care issue for dual eligibles are reviewed in this article. Provisions in the Affordable Care Act that are designed to improve care for this patient population, including those calling for establishment of state demonstration projects, are described.
An update on the Hartford Consensus initiative, including the distribution of bleeding control kits and training to police departments around the country, is provided in this news brief.
The ACS International Relations Committee announces the availability of the Traveling Fellowship to Japan. The purpose of this fellowship is to encourage international exchange of surgical science, practice, and education, and to establish professional and academic collaborations and friendships.