Archive for January, 2016
An overview on prescribing antibiotics safely to surgical patients is provided by Lisa Waldowski, MS, APRN, CIC, The Joint Commission’s infection control specialist.
The 2015 Annual Report of the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB®)—an updated analysis of the largest aggregation of U.S. and Canadian trauma registry data—is highlighted in this month’s column.
The ACS Clinical Scholar in Residence program is accepting applications for the 2017–2019 positions.
The fundraising initiative for the Gerald B. Healy Traveling Mentorship Award has reached a successful conclusion.
Obituaries have always been somewhat challenging to me. An individual is born, lives his life to the fullest, and then dies. And so it was with Isidore Cohn, Jr., MD, FACS, who died October 14, 2015, at age 94. However, in Dr. Cohn’s case, living life to the fullest was an incredible adventure that had […]
The deadline for submitting abstracts for presentation at the 2016 ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) National Conference is January 17.
The College has issued a call for nominations for Fellows to serve on the ACS Board of Regents and for three Officer-Elect positions.
The ACS, in association with Pfizer, Inc., is accepting nominations for the 2016 Surgical Volunteerism Award and Surgical Humanitarian Award.
This report summarizes the disciplinary actions the ACS Board of Regents took at its October 3, 2015, meeting.
The newsworthy accomplishments of ACS members are summarized in this news brief.
This report details the recent activities, initiatives, and business matters of both the American College of Surgeons Professional Association and of the ACS as of October 2015.
Members and staff of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) mourn the passing of Chuck Giorno, our dear friend and event photographer since 1975.