Archive for April, 2018
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.
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.
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.
The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and the ACS will host the RACS 87th Annual Scientific Congress in May in Sydney, Australia.
The Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons recently announced the winners of their Leadership Scholarship Awards.
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.
The ACS is now accepting applications for the 2017 Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship.
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.