An update on ACS efforts to improve the quality of team-based perioperative care is the focus of Dr. Hoyt’s column this month, including the finalized joint Statement on Physician-Led Team-Based Surgical Care, the development of geriatrics care guidelines, the release of the Children’s Surgery Verification Standards, and a description of the College’s Strong for Surgery Initiative.
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In this introduction to the annual RAS-ACS issue, the author describes the importance of striking a balance between traditional surgical training and advances in technology and communication.
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- Surgery comes of age: The ACS and the evolution of the surgical profession
- Talking through time: Trends in communication and the evolving patient-physician relationship
- “Pimping”: Time-honored educational tradition or relic of the past?
- The ACS and advocacy: A tradition of protecting our patients and advancing our profession
The 2016 Jacobson Innovation Award honors Louis C. Argenta, MD, FACS, for his work in the development of the vacuum-assisted closure.
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The Australian-New Zealand, Japan, and German Exchange Travelers for 2016 are announced.
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