Archive for January, 2018
The following comments were received regarding a recent column published in the Bulletin.
The ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence program is accepting applications for the 2019–2021 positions.
An update on ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC fundraising and disbursement activities is provided.
ACS NSQIP recognized 66 hospitals for meritorious outcomes in surgical patient care in 2016.
The ACS Division of Education and the MacLean Center are offering two fellowships in surgical ethics.
The ACS Surgical Research Committee is accepting applications for the 2018 Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson II Promising Investigator Award
Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Creating a culture of high reliability
This excerpt from Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety describes strategies, such as patient safety reports and root-cause analysis, which can be used to cultivate a culture of patient safety.
The 2018 Nominating Committee of the Fellows and the Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors will select nominees for pending leadership vacancies in the College.
Coming next month in JACS and online now: Critical underreporting of hernia mesh properties and development of a novel package label
A study published in an upcoming issue of JACS addresses underreporting of mesh properties and describes new standardized label development.
The ACS Commission on Cancer has granted its mid-year 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award to a select group of accredited cancer programs throughout the U.S.
The ACS, in association with Pfizer, Inc., is accepting nominations for the 2018 Surgical Volunteerism Award(s) and Surgical Humanitarian Award.
This news brief provides an overview of the ACS Fellowship reference process.
This report describes the recent activities, initiatives, and business matters of both the ACSPA and the College as of October 2017.
Marcello Donati, MD, a general surgeon, and a recipient of the ACS International Guest Scholarship, reports on his experiences at Clinical Congress 2016.
Nine women from Ethiopia, Kenya, Zambia, Rwanda, and Uganda were recipients of the inaugural ACS and COSECSA scholarships.
Application details and deadlines for the 2018 International ACS NSQIP Scholarships are provided in this news brief.
The ACS is offering scholarships to subsidize attendance and participation in the Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.
The ACS Board of Governors is accepting applications for the 2018 Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS Scholarship.
This column provides updates on College advocacy and health policy activities, including advanced alternative payment models, Stop the Bleed, the Physician Compare website, and HIPAA guidance on the opioid epidemic.