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Setting standards of efficiency(Comments Off)

March 1, 2015

This month’s column provides a brief history of the “efficiency movement” and describes the establishment of the College’s Hospital Standardization Program.

Antlers

College’s ancient Irish deer antlers have a storied history

The history of a treasured ACS artifact—ancient Irish elk antlers symbolizing international unity and professional admiration—is summarized in this month’s column.

The SG&O building at 54 E. Erie St., painted for an ACS holiday card by Fred Semmler.

The gift that keeps on giving

The extraordinary contributions of Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS, and his wife, Isabelle, to the ACS are the focus of this month’s column.

Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS: Gynecologic surgeon

The Bulletin will be publishing vignettes regarding important key individuals and events that have played influential roles in the history of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This month’s column focuses on Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS, and his career as a gynecologic surgeon in Chicago, IL, before founding the ACS.

Mr. Berry with Ms. Rishworth

ACS returns books to the Illinois College Medical Library: A look at their history

This month’s column describes the return of important historical medical texts from the ACS to the Illinois College Medical Library.


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