From the Archives
Matilda Evans, MD—the first African-American woman surgeon licensed to practice medicine in South Carolina—is the focus of this month’s column.
The accomplishments of the five women in the inaugural class of the ACS are described.
Mary Edwards Walker, MD—the first woman military and trauma surgeon and the only woman to ever receive the Medal of Honor—is the focus of this month’s column.
Archives of the American College of Surgeons
Marking the 100th anniversary of Plastic Surgery: Its Principles and Practice, this month’s column looks at the development of this textbook as it relates to the evolution of the subspecialty of plastic surgery.
More in this category
- J.M.T. Finney, MD, FACS, and AEF Base Hospital No. 18 in WWI
- The U.S. medical response to gas warfare in World War I
- The College, surgeons, and the Great War
- The rescue of Miss Inez Stone
- The Great War and the evolution of plastic and reconstructive surgery
- Guy de Chauliac and “What the Surgeon Ought to Be”
- The assassination of President James Garfield: Could he have survived?
- President Eisenhower and his bowel obstruction
- The covert operations performed on President Grover Cleveland
- Politics and the president’s gallbladder
- The Halifax Explosion and the unofficial birth of pediatric surgery
- Celebrating the sesquicentennial of Lord Joseph Lister
- J. Marion Sims: Paving the way
- The historic link between the ACS leadership and the military
- Dr. Asa Yancey and the realization of his mentor’s dream