Archive for October, 2013

Register now for 2013 ACS Clinical Trials Methods Course

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.

Chapter news – October 2013

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.

ACS in the News

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.

ACS Scholarship Endowment Fund awards Faculty Research Fellowships, 2013–2015

The recipients of the ACS Faculty Research Fellowships for 2013 are announced.

ACS Board of Regents awards six 2013 Resident Research Scholarships

Six Resident Research Scholarships for 2013 were awarded by the ACS Board of Regents earlier this year.

Apply by November 1 for Faculty Research Fellowships

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.

2013 Traveling Fellow to Germany reports on experiences

As the 2013 German Traveling Fellow, Anneke T. Schroen, MD, MPH, FACS, offers details about her personal and scientific interaction with German colleagues.


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