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Using global surgical indicators to improve trauma care in Latin America

April 1, 2017 • Features

This article describes how Latin American trauma program development may be improved by LCoGS indicator measurement and summarizes strategies for data collection and analysis to enhance global surgical care.


David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – April 2017

Dr. Hoyt outlines lessons learned from the West African Ebola epidemic, including the importance of protective surgical attire guidelines, as described in the new book Operation Ebola: Surgical Care during the West African Outbreak.

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International scholarships for surgical education now available

The ACS Division of Education and the International Relations Committee have announced two international scholarships focused on surgical education. All 2017 application materials and supporting documents are due May 1.

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