Archive for August, 2017
2017 Leadership Summit: Leading from behind, building resiliency, and strengthening nontechnical skills
This article summarizes the leadership portion of the 2017 ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC, which focused on a range of topics including managing difficult people and the role of nontechnical skills in the operating room.
An overview of the advocacy portion of the 2017 ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit summarizes key issues presented during meetings with legislators on Capitol Hill.
This report summarizes the topics that the College’s delegation addressed at the American Medical Association House of Delegates meeting in June.
Resident Members of the ACS are encouraged to apply for Associate Fellowship.
ACS chapter meetings, events, and award presentations are summarized.
Coming next month in JACS and online now: Oncologic safety of nipple-sparing mastectomy in women with breast cancer
A new JACS study found that rates of locoregional and distant recurrence are acceptably low after nipple-sparing mastectomy in breast cancer patients.
The advocacy-related activities of several ACS chapters this year—many supported by the ACS Chapter Lobby Day Grant program—are summarized.
The 10th annual American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institutes (ACS-AEI) Postgraduate Course will take place September 8−9 at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Simulation, Portland.