From the Archives
The ACS Archives house four record books detailing the gynecologic practice of Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS.
This month’s column provides a brief history of the “efficiency movement” and describes the establishment of the College’s Hospital Standardization Program.
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 extraordinary contributions of Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS, and his wife, Isabelle, to the ACS are the focus of this month’s column.
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.
More in this category
- ACS returns books to the Illinois College Medical Library: A look at their history
- Dr. LaMar McGinnis proposes forming club dedicated to surgical history
- Archives page on ACS website now offers descriptions of Dr. Martin’s collected papers
- Learn about ACS history through the papers of Eleanor K. Grimm
- Do you recognize the people in this photo from the 1959 Clinical Congress?
- College’s historical collection of rare books achieves new visibility
- In memoriam: Marion Rapp
- Fellows in Archives photo identified