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Dr. Hughes as part of a panel discussion on career choices with KU Wichita students

The joy of teaching as a rural surgeon(Comments Off on The joy of teaching as a rural surgeon)

July 1, 2016

This column describes the experiences related to establishing an independent pre-med program and offers suggestions for how to launch such a program in a rural area.

Dr. Nora

Skills course helps rural surgeons stay current

The benefits of the Nora Institute Advanced Skills Course for Rural Surgeons, including enhanced confidence and patient care, are described.

ACS Advisory Council for Rural Surgery hard at work

The current activities of the ACS Advisory Council for Rural Surgery are described.

Dr. Richardson

Improving access to surgical care in rural America: An interview with J. David Richardson

J. David Richardson, MD, FACS, who will be installed as the President of the ACS at the 2015 Clinical Congress, discusses the College’s efforts to improve access to care in rural communities.

Dr. Aaland with a patient at a rural hospital in Jamestown

The North Dakota Rural Surgery Support Program: Providing surgical services to communities in need

This column outlines the rationale for starting the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences Rural Surgery Support Program, explains how it works, and describes the initial effects of the initiative.


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