Archive for October, 2013
The Clinical Trials Methods Course will take place December 6–10 at the ACS headquarters in Chicago, IL. The five-day intensive course, based on four successfully conducted and published clinical trials, consists of a combination of didactic lectures and hands-on sessions.
ACS chapters meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.
Commission on Cancer announces 2013–2014 cancer research paper competition for physicians in training
The ACS Commission on Cancer (CoC) is hosting a paper competition for physicians in training to foster the importance of oncologic research in support of its mission. Learn about the eligibility criteria and requirements in this announcement.
Print, broadcast, and online media around the world, including social media, frequently report on the work of the ACS. This news brief provides excerpts from news stories published from June to August 2013 that mention key ACS activities and initiatives, including research findings appearing in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.
The recipients of the ACS Faculty Research Fellowships for 2013 are announced.
Six Resident Research Scholarships for 2013 were awarded by the ACS Board of Regents earlier this year.
This article reviews the Faculty Research Fellowships offered by the ACS, which are intended to assist a surgeon in the establishment of a new and independent research program.
As the 2013 German Traveling Fellow, Anneke T. Schroen, MD, MPH, FACS, offers details about her personal and scientific interaction with German colleagues.