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Drs. Martin (far left), William Mayo (third from right), and Charles Mayo (far right) on the North Star

Drs. William J. Mayo and Franklin H. Martin: Leaders in establishing the College’s unique identity(Comments Off on Drs. William J. Mayo and Franklin H. Martin: Leaders in establishing the College’s unique identity)

July 1, 2016

ACS Past-President William J. Mayo’s MD, FACS, relationship with ACS Founder Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS, and their efforts to position the College as an international organization are highlighted.

Dr. Matas’ Presidential portrait

Dr. Rudolph Matas: Learned trailblazer, father of vascular surgery

Rudolph Matas, MD, FACS, a founding member of the College and a pioneer in the area of modern vascular surgery, is profiled in this month’s column.

Dr. McBurney operating at Roosevelt Hospital, 1901.

Dr. Charles McBurney: A pioneer in the surgical treatment of appendicitis

An early leader in the surgical treatment of appendicitis, Charles McBurney, MD, is profiled in this month’s column.

Franklin-Martin-reading

American surgical history: Finding a home at the Clinical Congress

The ACS Surgical History Group continues to highlight surgical history as an integral part of the Clinical Congress educational programming with Factors Shaping Surgery over the 20th Century II, which follows up on a session the group presented last year at Clinical Congress.

The College standardizes surgical dressings

The history of the standardization of surgical dressings in 1930 and its ongoing effects are summarized in this month’s column.


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