In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt describes the new ACS Education and Training campaign, launched at Clinical Congress last month, which highlights the College’s array of lifelong learning opportunities.
The story behind the creation of the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) program and its impact on general surgery practice and training are described in this article, which commemorates the program’s 10th anniversary.
- RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Residents debate whether to reform or revolutionize surgical training
- First-place essay—revolution: Surgical training: Time for a revolution
- Second-place essay—revolution: Five-year general surgery residency: Reform or revolution?
- First-place essay—reform: Reformation of current surgical residency and fellowship training is the best solution
Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon) was installed as ACS President and Jay L. Grosfeld, MD, FACS, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FRCPS(Hon), and Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, FACS, were installed as Vice-Presidents at the 2014 Clinical Congress.
The ACS is accepting nominations for the 11th Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson II Promising Investigator Award to be conferred in 2015.