Archive for September, 2017
L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, DSc(Hon), FACS, FCCM, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSEd(Hon), FWACS(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCS(SA)(Hon), FRCSGlasg(Hon), a Past-President of the ACS was recently award a National Institutes of Health research grant to address health care disparities in surgical specialties.
Coming next month in JACS and online now: Combination of oral antibiotics and mechanical bowel preparation reduces surgical site infection in colorectal surgery
A new JACS study found that the combination of oral antibiotics with a mechanical bowel preparation was the strongest predictor of decreased surgical site infection.
The newsworthy accomplishments of ACS members are summarized.
This report describes the recent activities, initiatives, and business matters of both the American College of Surgeons Professional Association and of the College as of June 2017.
The eighth annual Trauma Quality Improvement Program Scientific Meeting and Training will take place November 11−13, in Chicago, IL.
As the 2016 Australian/New Zealand (ANZ) Traveling Fellow, Clay Cothren Burlew, MD, FACS, offers details about her personal and scientific interactions with ANZ colleagues.
The International Relations Committee of ACS has announced the availability of traveling fellowships to each of the following countries: Australia and New Zealand, Germany, and Japan.
The ACS is offering two-year Faculty Research Fellowships for surgeons entering academic careers in surgery or a surgical specialty
The ACS and the American Society of Breast Surgeons are offering an international scholarship for surgeons working to improve the quality of breast cancer surgical services in countries other than the U.S. and Canada.