2019 Subject index

2019 Bulletin

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ACCESS TO CARE (see: GLOBAL HEALTH CARE)

ACCREDITATION (see: THE JOINT COMMISSION)

ADVOCACY AND HEALTH POLICY (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Advocacy and Health Policy, and LEGISLATIVE AND GOVERNMENT ISSUES)

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (see: LEGISLATIVE AND GOVERNMENT ISSUES: Federal)

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS (ACS)

Activities

–ACS in the news, 104, 3:79, 7:81, 11:100

–ACS leaders describe programs to support colon-rectal surgeons, 104, 7:78

–ACS task force and FSC offer online case scenario on IPV, 104, 7:78

–Calendar of events, 104, 1:104, 2:84, 3:84, 4:88, 5:92, 6:64, 7:84, 8:88, 9:92, 10:92, 11:112, 12:128

–Check your inbox twice a week for My ACS NewsScope, 104, 6:58

–Establishment of the American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeon Educators (Sachdeva, Britt), 104, 4:26

–Executive Director’s annual report (Hoyt), 104, 12:37

–Join ACS and HBS leaders July 19 for unveiling of new THRIVE initiative, 104, 7:76

–New Community to replace ACS Surgery News, 104, 1:96

–Nominate Icons in Surgery for presentation at a future Clinical Congress (Richards, Inabnet, Schwaitzberg, King), 104, 1:89

–Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, February 2019 (Stain), 104, 5:83

–Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, June 2019 (Stain), 104, 9:80

–Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, October 2018 (Stain), 104, 2:72

–SSC Women’s Committee hosts third annual leadership event, 104, 6:57

–Stop the Bleed featured in The New Yorker, 104, 5:81

Advocacy and Health Policy (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: ACS Professional Association (ACSPA) and LEGISLATIVE AND GOVERNMENT ISSUES)

–ACS acts to address burdensome, inappropriate use of prior authorization (Foe, Zlatos), 104, 12:28

–What to expect as the 116th Congress starts its work: The ACS’ role (Oehmen), 104, 1:86

Alliance/ACS Clinical Research Program

–ACS Clinical Research Program: ALCHEMIST trial has potential to improve outcomes after lung cancer resection (Sands, Martin, Wigle, Facktor, Roland), 104, 12:67

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Atezolizumab in the adjuvant treatment of stage III colon cancer: Can PD-L1 inhibition improve survival? (Peters, Sinicrope, Boughey), 104, 3:65

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Could axillary reverse mapping be useful in reducing surgical comorbidities? (Klimberg, Blach, Boughey), 104, 11:58

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Evolution in the management of desmoid tumors: Challenging the role of upfront surgical resection (Bishop, Roland), 104, 10:49

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Cytoreduction with or without HIPEC: Where do we go from here? (Grotz, Fournier, Boughey), 104, 2:41

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Defining the optimal treatment of locally advanced gastric cancer (Roses, Datta, You), 104, 5:71

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Gastric cancer: Recent updates in surgical and multimodality therapy (Snyder, Ikoma, Boughey, Roland), 104, 8:55

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Opportunities at Clinical Congress 2019 to increase surgeon participation in clinical research (Francescatti, Itani, Boughey), 104, 6:39

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Organ preservation in rectal adenocarcinoma: The OPRA Trial (Smith, Garcia-Aguilar, You), 104, 7:52

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Preoperative smoking intervention techniques improve outcomes for lung cancer patients (Croghan, Boughey, Martin), 104, 4:58

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Putting the needle before the knife: Minimally invasive approaches to diagnostic lymph node biopsy in melanoma (Hieken, Boughey, Zager), 104, 9:61

–ACS Clinical Research Program: Robotic surgery for hepatic neoplasms: Where does it fit in the minimally invasive surgery landscape? (Shen, Boughey), 104, 1:75

ACS Foundation (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Scholarships and fellowships)

ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (see also: QUALITY OF CARE)

–ACS NSQIP recognizes 83 hospitals for meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care, 104, 1:95

ACS Professional Association (ACSPA)

–Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, February 2019 (Stain), 104, 5:83

–Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, June 2019 (Stain), 104, 9:80

–Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, October 2018 (Stain), 104, 2:72

Annual meeting (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Clinical Congress)

–Official notice: Annual Business Meeting of Members, American College of Surgeons, 104, 9:71

Archives

–From the Archives: The book that established plastic surgery in the U.S. (McGrath), 104, 3:68

–From the Archives: Dr. Mary Edwards Walker: War surgeon, suffragette, and pioneer in women’s rights (Davis), 104, 7:56

–From the Archives: The first women elected to College Fellowship (Scott-Conner, Lizarraga), 104, 9:63

–From the Archives: J.M.T. Finney, MD, FACS, and AEF Base Hospital No. 18 in WWI (Nesbit), 104, 1:78

–From the Archives: John Gabbert Bowman, first Executive Director of the ACS (Kennedy), 104, 5:73

–From the Archives: Matilda Arabella Evans, MD: Resolute, resilient, resourceful (Berry, Pories), 104, 11:61

Awards (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Fellows and Members)

–Applications for Jacobson Award accepted through February 22, 104, 1:94

–Call for nominations for 2019 Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Inspiring Women in Surgery Award, 104, 4:72

–CoC announces 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award recipients, 104, 4:75

–Colonel Norman M. Rich, MD, FACS, receives inaugural Distinguished Military Lifetime Achievement Award, 104, 11:77

–Dr. Henry Buchwald receives the 2019 ACS Jacobson Innovation Award, 104, 8:64

–Nominations for 2019 ACS/Pfizer Volunteerism and Humanitarian awards due February 15, 104, 1:99

–Nominations for 2020 ACS/Pfizer Volunteerism and Humanitarian awards due February 15, 104, 12:85

–Patricia J. Numann, MD, FACS, receives ACS Lifetime Achievement Award, 104, 11:74

–RAS-ACS announces inaugural Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award, 104, 7:77, 8:75

–R. Phillip Burns, MD, FACS, to receive the 2019 ACS Distinguished Service Award, 104, 9:70

–Surgeons honored for volunteerism and humanitarianism (Fox), 104, 10:66

Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons

–Correction, 104, 3:80

–Letters to the Editor, 104, 2:52, 12:12

Chapters

–Chapter news (Moreau, Frankel), 104, 2:69, 4:77, 6:53, 8:78, 10:83, 12:89

Clinical Congress

–Clinical Congress 2019 Preliminary Program, 104, 7:35

–From residency to retirement: Medical Student Program at Clinical Congress has lasting impact (Armenia), 104, 8:52

–Highlights of Clinical Congress 2018, 104, 1:28

–Nominate Icons in Surgery for presentation at a future Clinical Congress (Richards, Inabnet, Schwaitzberg, King), 104, 1:89

Commission on Cancer (see also: CANCER)

–CoC announces 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award recipients, 104, 4:75

–The CoC: Ensuring quality cancer care and a commitment to advocacy for cancer research and prevention (Suermann, Johnson), 104, 11:38

Courses

–Register for 2019 ACS Residents as Teachers and Leaders Course, 104, 3:78

Disciplinary actions

–Disciplinary actions taken in 2018, 104, 2:63

Executive Director

–Executive Director’s annual report (Hoyt), 104, 12:37

–Looking forward (Hoyt), 104, 1:9 (Dr. Uranues’ comments on surgical societies); 2:8 (“staying in our lane” on firearm violence); 3:9 (value-based care); 4:9 (the Red Book and hospital standards); 5:10 (member survey on health care marketplace); 6:8 (San Francisco highlights); 7:8 (unanticipated/surprise billing); 8:9 (Clinical Congress 2019); 9:10 (Surgical Metrics Project); 12:7 (year in review)

–Looking forward (Hoyt, Opelka, Ko), 104, 10:9 (ACS THRIVE)

–Looking forward (Hoyt, Pellegrini, Davis), 104, 11:10 (ACS delegation international visits)

Fellows and Members (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Awards)

–Dr. Bass named vice-president for health affairs and dean of GW SMHS, 104, 10:81

–Dr. Joseph Sakran selected as 2019–2020 RWJF Health Policy Fellow, 104, 10:82

–Dr. Sachdeva receives honors for surgical education, 104, 7:79

–Members in the news, 104, 3:76, 11:95

–Profiles in diversity: Surgeon leaders need to educate, elevate, and energize to create a culture of diversity: An interview with Dr. Julie Freischlag (Dhage, Kuy, Grover), 104, 4:20

–Profiles in surgical research: Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS (Ingraham), 104, 10:26

–Profiles in surgical research: Shafique Keshavjee, MD, FACS, FRCSC (Emamaullee), 104, 7:25

–Profiles in surgical volunteerism: Mark W. Asplund, Jr., MD, FACS, provides care to underserved population in Malawi (Bazur-Leidy), 104, 9:44

Governors, Board of

–2018 ACS Governors Survey: Burnout—a growing challenge (Welsh, Aziz, Paramo, Andreone, Butsch, Smith), 104, 6:19

–2018 ACS Governors Survey: Gender inequality and harassment remain a challenge in surgery (Abdel Aziz, DuCoin, Welsh, Paramo, Andreone, Butsch, Smith, Pories, Baxter), 104, 9:21

–2018 ACS Governors Survey: The disruptive and impaired surgeon (Paramo, Welsh, Kirby, Andreone, DuCoin, Smith, Butsch), 104, 5:21

–Board of Governors continues to make your voice heard (Stain), 104, 10:76

History (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Archives)

Honorary Fellowships

–12 prominent surgeons awarded Honorary Fellowship in the ACS, 104, 11:80

–Citation for Prof. Italo F. Braghetto, MD, MHA, FACS (Zinner), 104, 11:82

–Citation for Prof. Ian D.S. Civil, MBChB, FACS, FRACS (Maier), 104, 11:84

–Citation for Prof. Laurence Chiché, MD, PhD (Bass), 104, 11:83

–Citation for Prof. Antonio M. de Lacy Fortuny, MD, PhD (Wexner), 104, 11:89

–Citation for Prof. John M. P. Hyland, MCh, FRCS, FRCSI, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon) (Monson), 104, 11:85

–Citation for Prof. Yoko Kato, MD, PhD (Kozar), 104, 11:86

–Citation for Prof. Marek Krawczyk, MD, PhD (Rudnicki), 104, 11:88

–Citation for Prof. Ari Kalevi Leppäniemi, MD, PhD (Maier), 104, 11:90

–Citation for Prof. Neil Mortensen, MBChB, MD, MA, FRCSEng, FRCPSGlasg(Hon), FRCSEd(Hon), FRCSI(Hon) (Wexner), 104, 11:91

–Citation for Prof. Vijay Naraynsingh, MD, FACS (Dan), 104, 11:92

–Citation for Prof. Kerstin Sandelin, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS (Sanfey), 104, 11:93

–Citation for Prof. Panayotis Soucacos, MD, FACS (Levin), 104, 11:94

In memoriam

–In memoriam: Donald D. Trunkey, MD, FACS, a giant in trauma surgery (Maier), 104, 8:66

–In memoriam: Dr. Pruitt remembered as a leader in burns, trauma, critical care (Stewart, Cancio), 104, 6:45

–In memoriam: LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD, FACS—A life without boundaries (Frederick, Cornwell), 104, 9:72

Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS)

–Coming next month in JACS and online now, 104, 1:98, 2:80, 3:77, 4:75, 5:81, 6:51, 7:79, 8:74, 9:79, 10:81, 11:102, 12:91

–Get involved with JACS, 104, 8:74

Meetings

–2019 ACS Quality and Safety Conference focuses on putting the patient first, value-based care (Fox, Schneidman), 104, 10:57

–2019 Leadership & Advocacy Summit: Ascending to the C-suite and identifying health policy priorities (Peregrin), 104, 7:62

–Calendar of events, 104, 1:104, 2:84, 3:84, 4:88, 5:92, 6:64, 7:84, 8:88, 9:92, 10:92, 11:112, 12:128

–Grassroots advocacy demonstrated at Advocacy Summit (Carmody, Oehmen, McDonald), 104, 7:72

–Participate in the 2019 Leadership & Advocacy Summit (Frankel, Carmody, Oehmen), 104, 2:61

–Register for 2019 ACS Quality and Safety Conference, 104, 5:80

–Register now to participate in the 2019 Annual ACS Surgical Simulation Summit, 104, 2:64

–Register today for 2019 TQIP Annual Meeting, 104, 9:76

–Submit abstracts for 2019 ACS Quality and Safety Conference by February 1, 104, 1:96

–TQIP annual meeting promotes strategies for improving trauma outcomes (Peregrin), 104, 2:54

Membership and member benefits

–Associate Fellows: Apply now for ACS Fellowship, 104, 10:74

–Residents: Prepare to take your ACS membership to the next level, 104, 8:76

–SSR ePRO integration assisting surgeons to enhance quality of care, 104, 1:91

–Your ACS benefits: The ACS Division of Education can help you and your institution with accreditation, 104, 10:72

–Your ACS Benefits: Operation Giving Back provides array of volunteer opportunities (Bazur-Leidy), 104, 8:71

–Your ACS benefits: Unlock savings on products and services through the ACS (Elliott), 104, 6:50

National Cancer Database (NCDB)

–NCDB cancer bytes: Comparison of NCDB and CBTRUS demographic data for astrocytoma and glioblastoma (Eder, Hopewood), 104, 12:69

–NCDB cancer bytes: Current trends in prostate cancer: The role of brachytherapy (Brookland, Mallin), 104, 4:64

–NCDB cancer bytes: Thyroid cancer mortality in an aging population (Rosen, Randle), 104, 2:37

NewsScope

Check your inbox twice a week for My ACS NewsScope, 104, 6:58

Officers and Staff

–ACS Officers, Regents, and Board of Governors’ Executive Committee, 104, 1:62

–Call for nominations for ACS Officers-Elect and ACS Board of Regents, 104, 1:97, 2:79, 11:98, 12:83

–Call for nominations for ACS Secretary and Treasurer positions, 104, 3:75, 4:74

–J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, is 2019−2020 ACS President-Elect, 104, 12:75

–New Regents, Board of Governors Executive Committee members elected, 104, 12:79

–New ACS Secretary and Treasurer elected, 104, 12:78

–Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, installed as 2019–2020 ACS President, 104, 11:69

Operation Giving Back (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Awards and VOLUNTEERISM)

Presidential Address

–Presidential Address: The joys of learning, collaborating, and giving back (Rusch), 104, 12:16

Quality Programs

–2019 ACS Quality and Safety Conference focuses on putting the patient first, value-based care (Fox, Schneidman), 104, 10:57

–ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence benefit from access to outcomes measures and mentors (Bilimoria, Ko), 104, 1:92

–ACS quality and safety case studies: Dedicated pre- and postoperative unit leads to fasttrack pathway for noncomplicated pediatric appendicitis (Kao), 104, 3:60

–ACS quality and safety case studies: Enhanced recovery program benefits frail colon and rectal surgery patients (Mullins, Ayers, Banerjee, Brown, Lewis, Raissis, Benedetto Scott, Tran, Mecca-Monahan, Shapiro), 104, 9:55

–ACS quality and safety case studies: ERABS leads to reduced opioid use among bariatric surgery patients (Ma, Lloyd, Higa), 104, 1:66

–ACS quality and safety case studies: ERAS program improves outcomes in patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery and heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (Wasif), 104, 12:63

–ACS quality and safety case studies: Implementation of a pediatric trauma cervical spine clearance pathway (Cirino, Luehmann, Pastewski, Al-Hadidi, Riggs, Novotny, Akay), 104, 5:66

–ACS quality and safety case studies: New protocol leads to improved trauma decannulation rate (Farrell, Gillin, Emberger, Caplan, Johns, Cipolle, Bradley), 104, 11:51

–ACS quality and safety case studies: Routine Foley catheter placement affects postoperative UTIs in bariatric surgery patients (Tsui, Tatarian, Pryor), 104, 10:46

–The ACS Quality and Safety Program: Louisville hospitals participate in first site visits (Chipman, Smith, Richardson), 104, 4:16

–The ACS Strong for Surgery program: Changing clinician and system behavior to optimize health before surgery (Varghese, Chishimba, Ma, Ko, Flum), 104, 10:11

–SSR ePRO integration assisting surgeons to enhance quality of care, 104, 1:91

–TQIP annual meeting promotes strategies for improving trauma outcomes (Peregrin), 104, 2:54

Regents, Board of

–Dr. Gerald M. Fried elected Chair of ACS Board of Regents, 104, 1:84

Research and Optimal Patient Care (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: American College of Surgeons National Quality Improvement Program and AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Quality Programs and QUALITY OF CARE)

–ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence benefit from access to outcomes measures and mentors (Bilimoria, Ko), 104, 1:92

Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS) (see also: EDUCATION AND TRAINING)

–The 2018 RAS-ACS annual Communications Committee essay contest: Balance on a very thin wire (Goldman), 104, 2:36

–RAS-ACS announces inaugural Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award, 104, 7:77, 8:75

–RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Shift work surgery: Loss of continuity or sensible balance of responsibility?, 104, 11:42

–Con (Ramakrishnan), 104, 11:46

–Pro (Hung Fong, Misra), 104, 11:43

Scholarships/fellowships (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Foundation)

–2018 Nizar N. Oweida Scholar offers perspective (Fanous), 104, 9:88

–2019 ACS Traveling Fellow to Australia and New Zealand reports on experience (Locke), 104, 11:107

–2019 Gerald B. Healy Traveling Mentorship Fellow announced, 104, 10:90

–2019 Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarships available, 104, 1:102

–2019 Nizar N. Oweida Scholars named, 104, 10:90

–ACS and MacLean Center offer fellowships in surgical ethics, 104, 2:62, 3:77

–ACS announces recipients of ACS-COSECSA Women Scholars scholarship, 104, 2:82

–ACS awards six Resident Research Scholarships for 2019–2021, 104, 5:88

–ACS SHG announces Archives Fellowship recipient, 104, 7:76

–Applications for 2021 international Traveling Fellowships due November 15, 104, 9:90

–Apply for 2019 Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship, 104, 4:86

–Apply for 2019 International Scholarships for Surgical Education by March 1, 104, 2:83

–Apply for 2020 ACS/ASBrS International Scholarship, 104, 10:88

–Apply for ACS/AAST International Scholarship 2019, 104, 1:103

–Apply for ACS/SVS Foundation/NIH Research Career Development Award, 104, 3:83

–Apply for ACS/Triological Society Clinical Scientist Development Award, 104, 3:83

–Apply for Firearm Injury Prevention Clinical Scholar in Residence Fellowship, 104, 11:104

–Apply for Gerald B. Healy, MD, FACS, Traveling Mentorship Fellowship, 104, 3:82, 4:81

–The Brandeis EMBA for Physicians offers scholarship for ACS Fellows, 104, 8:74

–Community Surgeons Travel Awards available for 2020, 104, 4:85

–Faculty Research Fellows for 2019–2021 announced, 104, 5:89

–Faculty Research Fellowships for 2020 available, 104, 11:105

–Health Policy Scholars for 2019 announced, 104, 6:60

–Heller School Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management 2020 scholarships available, 104, 12:86

–International Guest Scholarships for 2020 available, 104, 4:82

–RAS-ACS announces 2019 Leadership Scholarship Award winners, 104, 5:90

–Traveling Fellow to Japan reports on experience (Bordeianou), 104, 8:84

Society of Surgical Chairs

–SSC Women’s Committee hosts third annual leadership event, 104, 6:57

Statements

–Revised Statement on Patient Safety Principles for Office-Based Surgery Utilizing Moderate Sedation/Analgesia, 104, 9:51

–Statement on Guidelines for the Ethical Use of Social Media by Surgeons, 104, 5:62

–Statement on Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination, 104, 9:47

–Statement on Older Adult Falls and Falls Prevention, 104, 9:49

Trauma (see also: TRAUMA)

–ACS COT hosts inaugural Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention, 104, 4:71

–A comprehensive approach to firearm injury prevention: ACS Committee on Trauma hosts historic summit (Bulger, Kuhls, Stewart), 104, 10:21

–From residency to retirement: Chicago Committee on Trauma responds to intimate partner shootings (Chicago Committee on Trauma Executive Board), 104, 6:36

–NTDB data points: 2017 research dataset: Pediatric component (Fantus), 104, 2:51

–NTDB data points: 2017 research dataset released (Fantus), 104, 1:83

–NTDB data points: Back stabbers and the renal wounds they inflict (Fantus, Fantus), 104, 5:78

–NTDB data points: Bloodshot: Ocular lacerations from gunshot wounds (Fantus, Fantus), 104, 10:55

–NTDB data points: Bullet to the bean: Renal gunshot wounds (Fantus, Fantus), 104, 6:43

–NTDB data points: Fall from grace: Balcony-related trauma (Fantus), 104, 7:60

–NTDB data points: Old, irregular, thin, and falling (Fantus, Nio), 104, 4:69

–NTDB data points: Tawny trauma: Cirrhosis affects patient response to trauma (Fantus), 104, 9:68

–NTDB data points: Trauma at Thanksgiving (Fantus), 104, 11:67

–NTDB data points: Traumatic injuries below the belt (Fantus, Fantus), 104, 3:73

–NTDB data points: Under the influence: Alcohol-related trauma (Fantus), 104, 8:62

–Stop the Bleed featured in The New Yorker, 104, 5:81

–Stopping the bleed in Texas: The importance of surgeons and health care professionals as advocates (Walker, Martinez, Carpenter, Scherer, Ghawi, Stewart), 104, 11:31

–TQIP annual meeting promotes strategies for improving trauma outcomes (Peregrin), 104, 2:54

Young Fellows Association (YFA)

YFA Communications Committee Essay Contest winner: Understanding leadership for the patient through personal experience (Gabriel), 104, 10:44

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (AMA)

AMA House of Delegates completes annual policymaking duties (Turner, Sutton), 104, 9:77

AMA Interim House of Delegates advances health care policy (Turner, Sutton), 104, 2:65

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BARIATRIC SURGERY (see: METABOLIC SURGERY)

BLEEDING CONTROL (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Trauma and TRAUMA)

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CANCER (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Commission on Cancer, and AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Alliance/ACS Clinical Research Program)

The AJCC: 60 years of cancer staging leadership (Greene, Winchester), 104, 7:21

Financial toxicity: A growing burden for cancer patients (Snyder, Chang), 104, 9:38

CLIMATE CHANGE AND SURGERY

Climate change: What does it mean for the future of surgery? (Fox), 104, 9:12

Letters, 104, 12:12

CLINICAL TRIALS (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Alliance/ACS Clinical Research Program)

CURRENT PROCEDURAL TERMINOLOGY (CPT) (see: PRACTICE MANAGEMENT and REIMBURSEMENT)

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DISASTER MANAGEMENT (see: TRAUMA)

DIVERSITY IN SURGERY

Louisa Garrett Anderson and Flora Murray: Redefining gender roles in military medicine (Held, Nakayama), 104, 4:11

Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture: A path toward diversity, inclusion, and excellence (Reede), 104, 3:12

Profiles in diversity: Surgeon leaders need to educate, elevate, and energize to create a culture of diversity: An interview with Dr. Julie Freischlag (Dhage, Kuy, Grover), 104, 4:20

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EDITORIAL

From residency to retirement: Caring: Isn’t that why we went to medical school? (Brennan), 104, 12:1012

Letters to the Editor, 104, 2:52, 12:12

Looking forward (Hoyt), 104, 1:9 (Dr. Uranues’ comments on surgical societies); 2:8 (“staying in our lane” on firearm violence); 3:9 (value-based care); 4:9 (the Red Book and hospital standards); 5:10 (member survey on health care marketplace); 6:8 (San Francisco highlights); 7:8 (unanticipated/surprise billing); 8:9 (Clinical Congress 2019); 9:10 (Surgical Metrics Project); 12:7 (year in review)

Looking forward (Hoyt, Opelka, Ko), 104, 10:9 (ACS THRIVE)

Looking forward (Hoyt, Pellegrini, Davis), 104, 11:10 (ACS delegation international visits)

EDUCATION AND TRAINING (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons)

New pathways for medical student education address concerns of both students and educators (Peregrin), 104, 6:10

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FIREARM INJURY PREVENTION

ACS COT hosts inaugural Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention, 104, 4:71

A comprehensive approach to firearm injury prevention: ACS Committee on Trauma hosts historic summit (Bulger, Kuhls, Stewart), 104, 10:21

From residency to retirement: Chicago Committee on Trauma responds to intimate partner shootings (Chicago Committee on Trauma Executive Board), 104, 6:36

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GERIATRIC SURGERY

From blueprints to blastoff: Launching the GSV Quality Improvement Program (Zhang, Ma, Christensen, Rosenthal, Ko, Russell), 104, 7:10

GLOBAL HEALTH CARE

From residency to retirement: The Italian surgeons who helped build international relationships (Iascone, Moraldi, Cavallaro, Sterpetti, Di Marzo, Stipa), 104, 4:55

Improving global emergency and essential surgical care in Latin America and the Caribbean: A collaborative approach (Peck, Roa, Barthélemy, South, Foianini, Vaz Ferreira, Alonso, Rubiano, Herrera, Vega, Rodas, Woolley, Ramos-De la Medina, Martinez-Perez Maldonado, Swanson, Kaseje), 104, 3:24

Legal and financial models for public-private partnerships: Making global outreach more feasible (Sarkar, Jindal), 104, 2:11

GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS (see: THE JOINT COMMISSION)

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HEALTH CARE REFORM (see: LEGISLATIVE AND GOVERNMENT ISSUES, REIMBURSEMENT)

HISTORY (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Archives)

John M. Howard: A pioneer in vascular, trauma, and pancreatic surgery (Hussain, Julian, Demeter, Sferra, Brunicardi), 104, 5:28

Louisa Garrett Anderson and Flora Murray: Redefining gender roles in military medicine (Held, Nakayama), 104, 4:11

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IN MEMORIAM (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: In memoriam)

INNOVATION

Profiles in surgical research: Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS (Ingraham), 104, 10:26

Profiles in surgical research: Shafique Keshavjee, MD, FACS, FRCSC (Emamaullee), 104, 7:25

INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE

ACS task force and FSC offer online case scenario on IPV, 104, 7:78

From residency to retirement: Chicago Committee on Trauma responds to intimate partner shootings (Chicago Committee on Trauma Executive Board), 104, 6:36

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THE JOINT COMMISSION

A look at The Joint Commission: 2018 Eisenberg Award winners include Society of Thoracic Surgeons (Pellegrini), 104, 8:60

A look at The Joint Commission: JAMA Surgery “Viewpoint” misrepresents Joint Commission’s role in the opioid epidemic (Pellegrini), 104, 11:64

A look at The Joint Commission: Joint Commission case example addresses wrong site surgery (Pellegrini), 104, 1:81

A look at The Joint Commission: Joint Commission focuses on strategies to detect, prevent drug diversion (Pellegrini), 104, 6:41

A look at The Joint Commission: Joint Commission reinstates individual physician mechanical thrombectomy volume eligibility requirement (Pellegrini), 104, 4:62

A look at The Joint Commission: Joint Commission to start reporting on high rate of C-sections, adds new standards (Pellegrini), 104, 10:53

A look at The Joint Commission: Pediatric hospital uses postoperative care bundle to reduce SSIs in cardiac patients (Pellegrini), 104, 7:58

A look at The Joint Commission: Retained foreign bodies and wrong site surgery continue to be a challenge (Pellegrini), 104, 12:61

A look at The Joint Commission: Retained foreign bodies: Can we stem the tide? (Pellegrini), 104, 9:66

A look at The Joint Commission: Sentinel Event Alert focuses on developing a reporting culture by learning from close calls (Pellegrini), 104, 3:71

A look at The Joint Commission: Study aims to improve handoff process to stem incidence of workplace violence (Pellegrini), 104, 5:76

A look at The Joint Commission: Study on value of accreditation falls flat on methodology, patient focus (Pellegrini), 104, 2:49

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LEADERSHIP

YFA Communications Committee Essay Contest winner: Understanding leadership for the patient through personal experience (Gabriel), 104, 10:44

LEGISLATIVE AND GOVERNMENT ISSUES (see also: REIMBURSEMENT)

Federal

–ACS acts to address burdensome, inappropriate use of prior authorization (Foe, Zlatos), 104, 12:28

–Joint contracting under antitrust laws: An overview (Bailey), 104, 12:54

–Redefining surgical value in the Quality Payment Program (Zlatos, Coffron, Opelka, Sage), 104, 7:15

State

–2019 state legislative review: State legislatures tackle a range of patient safety, access, and quality of care issues (Johnson), 104, 12:33

–2019 State Lobby Days: Advocating for patient care in state capitols (Johnson), 104, 10:39

–State legislatures consider surprise billing legislation in 2019 (Sutton), 104, 11:35

–Trauma and cancer take center stage in the state legislatures (Johnson, Johnson), 104, 5:35

M

MEDICARE/MEDICAID (see also: ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS, and REIMBURSEMENT)

Medicare physician payment on the decline: It’s not your imagination (Coffron, Zlatos), 104, 9:31

METABOLIC SURGERY

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium—Part II, 104, 1:43

–Definition and history of metabolic surgery (Buchwald, Fobi, Herron, Brethauer), 104, 1:44

–Surgery and the Gordian knot of metabolic syndrome (Blackstone, Pories, Wolfe, Bessler, DeMaria, Fobi, Gagner, Kaplan, Kothari, Morton, Rosenthal, Sarwer), 104, 1:53

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium—Part III, 104, 2:17

–Bariatric metabolic surgery: Advances continue (Brethauer, Herron, DeMaria, Shikora, Zundel, Bessler), 104, 2:18

–Insulin: The wrong therapy for type 2 diabetes: Lessons learned from a half century of metabolic surgery (Pories, Mitchell, Rosenthal, Herron, Bessler, Morton, Mattar, Dohm) 104, 2:28

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium—Part IV, 104, 3:40

–Bariatric surgery and psychiatry: A review (Mitchell, Wolfe, Shikora, Sarwer, Blackstone, Maher), 104, 3:41

–Neurologic metabolic surgery: A review (Shikora, Maher, Gagner, Mattar), 104, 3:48

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium: Part V, 104, 4:31

–Metabolic surgery in private practice (Wittgrove, Mattar, Kothari, Maher, Higa), 104, 4:32

–Metabolic surgery: Procedures vary internationally (Fobi, Gagner, Higa), 104, 4:38

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium: Part VI, 104, 5:41

–Advocacy in action: Bariatric and metabolic surgery (Morton, Wolfe, Nguyen, Brethauer, Zundel, Schirmer, Higa), 104, 5:51

–The role of the NIH in the development of metabolic and bariatric surgery (Wolfe, Walker, Sarwer, Nguyen, Mitchell, Blackstone, Kaplan, Buchwald, Pories), 104, 5:42

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium: Part VII, 104, 6:25

–The American College of Surgeons and accreditation of metabolic surgery (Nguyen, Zundel, Schirmer, Kothari), 104, 6:31

–American College of Surgeons quality and safety programs in metabolic surgery (Hoyt, DeMaria, Rosenthal, Schirmer, Morton), 104, 6:26

MILITARY SURGERY (see also: American College of Surgeons: Trauma)

Louisa Garrett Anderson and Flora Murray: Redefining gender roles in military medicine (Held, Nakayama), 104, 4:11

O

OPERATING ROOM ENVIRONMENT

Proceedings and recommendations from the OR attire summit: A collaborative model for guideline development (Moalem, Markel, Plagenhoef, Groah, Hoyt), 104, 5:13

OUTCOMES (see: QUALITY OF CARE)

P

PALLIATIVE CARE

Practicing primary palliative care: A call to action (Sigman, Miller), 104, 11:13

PATIENT SAFETY (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Quality Programs and THE JOINT COMMISSION)

Proceedings and recommendations from the OR attire summit: A collaborative model for guideline development (Moalem, Markel, Plagenhoef, Groah, Hoyt), 104, 5:13

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, and THE JOINT COMMISSION)

PHYSICIAN WELL-BEING (see also: INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE)

–2018 ACS Governors Survey: Burnout—a growing challenge (Welsh, Aziz, Paramo, Andreone, Butsch, Smith), 104, 6:19

–2018 ACS Governors Survey: Gender inequality and harassment remain a challenge in surgery (Abdel Aziz, DuCoin, Welsh, Paramo, Andreone, Butsch, Smith, Pories, Baxter), 104, 9:21

–2018 ACS Governors Survey: The disruptive and impaired surgeon (Paramo, Welsh, Kirby, Andreone, DuCoin, Smith, Butsch), 104, 5:21

A sense of belonging and community can mitigate physician burnout (Alimi, Altieri, Kauffman, Kandagatla, Martinez Quinones, Torres, Williams-Karnesky), 104, 8:30

From residency to retirement: Moving the mark on harassment in surgical training (Sinclair, Dare), 104, 11:55

Nurturing wellness and fostering resilience during a surgical career: An introduction (Hoffman), 104, 8:12

Silence is deadly: The importance of communication in addressing wellness and burnout in surgical residency (Kashyap, Hoffman, Ludi, Johnson-Mann), 104, 8:22

Training resilient surgeons: Where do we go from here? (Williams-Karnesky, Hanke, Ludi, Kalmar, Kashyap, Viradia, Boulos, Ritter), 104, 8:36

The transformation of surgical education and its influence on resident wellness (Tracy, Stadeli, Coleman, Aribindi, Ryan, Lee), 104, 8:15

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT (see also: REIMBURSEMENT)

ACS acts to address burdensome, inappropriate use of prior authorization (Foe, Zlatos), 104, 12:28

PROFESSIONALISM

From residency to retirement: Moving the mark on harassment in surgical training (Sinclair, Dare), 104, 11:55

Q

QUALITY OF CARE (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, and AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Quality programs)

R

REGULATORY ISSUES (see: LEGISLATIVE/GOVERNMENT ISSUES)

REIMBURSEMENT (see also: PRACTICE MANAGEMENT)

The 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule: How will it affect surgeons and hospitals? (Foe, Murray, Jeffcoat), 104, 12:22

Coding and practice management corner: ACS responds to frequently asked questions about CPT coding (Lieberman, Smith, McNally, Nagle), 104, 9:53

Coding and practice management corner: ACS responds to frequently asked questions about CPT coding (Smith, McNally, Lieberman, Nagle), 104, 11:49

Coding and practice management corner: Correct CPT coding of colectomy procedures: Open or laparoscopic? (Orangio, Selzer, Savarise), 104, 7:46

Coding and practice management corner: Modifier 51 or 59? How to correctly report multiple procedures (Lieberman, McNally, Nagle), 104, 4:50

Medicare physician payment on the decline: It’s not your imagination (Coffron, Zlatos), 104, 8:31

Redefining surgical value in the Quality Payment Program (Zlatos, Coffron, Opelka, Sage), 104, 6:15

Reimbursement changes in 2019: 2019 CPT coding changes (Smith, McNally, Nagle), 104, 1:22

Reimbursement changes in 2019: The 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule: An overview of provisions that will affect surgical practices (Foe, Ollapally), 104, 1:11

Reimbursement changes in 2019: What to expect from the 2019 Quality Payment Program (Bowden, Sage), 104, 1:15

What surgeons should know about…Medicare enrollment and participation (Foe, Jeffcoat), 104, 12:57

RESIDENTS (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS), and EDUCATION AND TRAINING)

RURAL SURGEONS

Dispatches from rural surgeons: Rural surgery call coverage: Innovative locoregional solutions can fill the gap (Hiscock, Sarap), 104, 4:52

Dispatches from rural surgeons: Rural surgery: The road less traveled (Thomas), 104, 7:49

Dispatches from rural surgeons: What medical students need to know about training for a career in rural surgery (Rossi), 104, 1:72

Longitudinal experience with the RTTDC: Improving outcomes through collaboration (Vella, Sikoutris, Chreiman, DiFiore, Hash, Wilson, Dennis, Raza), 104, 11:22

Mayo Clinic joins the national effort to train tomorrow’s rural surgeons (Lehman, Douglass, Heller, Roskos), 104, 10:33

S

SURGICAL RESEARCH (see also: American College of Surgeons: American College of Surgeons Alliance/Clinical Research Program and INNOVATION)

ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence benefit from access to outcomes measures and mentors (Bilimoria, Ko), 104, 1:92

T

TECHNOLOGY (see: EDUCATION AND TRAINING)

TRAUMA (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Trauma and DISASTER MANAGEMENT and FIREARM INJURY PREVENTION)

V

VALUE-BASED CARE (see: QUALITY OF CARE and REIMBURSEMENT)

VOLUNTEERISM (see also: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Awards)

Profiles in surgical volunteerism: Mark W. Asplund, Jr., MD, FACS, provides care to underserved population in Malawi (Bazur-Leidy), 104, 9:44

Surgeons honored for volunteerism and humanitarianism (Fox), 104, 10:66

W

WOMEN IN SURGERY (see: DIVERSITY IN SURGERY)

WORKFORCE ISSUES

Shift work surgery: Loss of continuity or sensible balance of responsibility? (Coleman, Tracy, Kalmar, McNicoll, Ryan), 104, 8:45

Y

YOUNG SURGEONS (see: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS), and AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS: Young Fellows Association and EDUCATION AND TRAINING)

 

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