2019

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January 2019

January 2019

Volume 104, Issue 1

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  • 2019 MFPS policy changes are summarized
  • Updates to QPP in MFPS are identified
  • An overview of 2019 coding changes is provided
  • Clinical Congress 2018 events are highlighted
  • Definition and history of metabolic and bariatric surgery are provided
  • Surgery and the metabolic syndrome are explored
  • Officers, Regents, and B/G Executive Committee installed during Clinical Congress 2018


February 2019

February 2019

Volume 104, Issue 2

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  • Legal and financial models for public-private partnerships are described
  • The 2018 Jonasson Lecture, delivered by Joan Reede, MD, MS, MPH, MBA, is presented
  • The history of metabolic and bariatric surgery and their role in treating metabolic syndrome are explored
  • Insulin therapy for T2Dm is reassessed


March

March 2019

Volume 104, Issue 3

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  • The 2018 Olga M. Jonasson Lecture, delivered by Joan Y. Reede, MD, MS,
    MPH, MBA,is presented
  • Efforts to improve sustainable care in Latin America are described
  • An overview of neurological metabolic surgery is provided
  • The links between bariatric surgery and psychiatry are explored


April 2019

April 2019

Volume 104, Issue 4

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  • The history of redefining gender roles in military medicine is explored
  • The first in a series of profiles on diversity features Dr. Julie Freischlag
  • Louisville hospitals participate in first ACS Red Book site visits
  • ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators inducts inaugural members
  • Metabolic surgery in private practice is described
  • International variations in metabolic surgery are summarized


May 2019

May 2019

Volume 104, Issue 5

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  • The findings from the Operating Room Attire Summit are summarized
  • 2018 B/G survey reveals findings on the disruptive and impaired surgeon
  • Trauma, cancer, MOC are the focus of the latest state legislative update
  • The work of Dr. Howard, a vascular surgeon pioneer, is explored
  • NIH’s participation in bariatric and metabolic surgery trials is described
  • Summarizes the role of advocacy bariatric and metabolic surgery


June 2019

June 2019

Volume 104, Issue 6

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  • Alternative approaches to medical student education are explored
  • ACS Board of Governors survey examines surgeon burnout
  • The College’s role in the evolution of metabolic surgery is described
  • Quality and safety programs in metabolic and bariatric surgery are identified


June 2019

July 2019

Volume 104, Issue 7

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  • The evolution of the ACS Geriatric Surgery Verification quality improvement program
  • Describes redefining surgical value in the QPP
  • The 60-year history of the AJCC is summarized
  • Surgeon-scientist Dr. Shafique Keshavjee is profiled
  • Preliminary Program highlights sessions at Clinical Congress 2019

 

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