Archive for April, 2018

ACS releases 2018 update to the Physicians as Assistants at Surgery report

The eighth edition of the Physicians as Assistants at Surgery features an update on clinical practices and guidance on how often an operation may require a physician assistant.

JACS

Coming next month in JACS and online now: Have the recent modifications of operating room attire policies decreased surgical site infections? A NSQIP review of 6,517 patients

A review of operating room attire policies published in an upcoming issue of JACS concluded that stringent attire polices do not reduce surgical site infection rates.

Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety

Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Collaboration and guidelines can lead to better outcomes

This excerpt from Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety summarizes the exciting development of  surgical QI collaboratives.

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons partners with ACS for Annual Scientific Congress

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and the ACS will host the RACS 87th Annual Scientific Congress in May in Sydney, Australia.

Scholarships and Fellowships

RAS-ACS announces Leadership Scholarship Award winners

The Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons recently announced the winners of their Leadership Scholarship Awards.

Scholarships and Fellowships

International Guest Scholarships for 2019 available

The ACS is offering International Guest Scholarships in 2019 to outstanding young surgeons from countries other than the U.S. or Canada who have demonstrated a strong interest in teaching and research.

Scholarships and Fellowships

2018 Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship

The ACS is now accepting applications for the 2017 Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship.

Scholarships and Fellowships

Community Surgeons Travel Awards available for 2019

The International Relations Committee of the ACS announces the availability of two 2018 Community Surgeon Travel Awards, which allow surgeons outside the U.S.to participate in the annual ACS Clinical Congress.

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