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David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – July 2016(Comments Off on Looking forward – July 2016)

July 1, 2016

Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights his experiences as the Aubre de Lambert Maynard Guest Lecturer at Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, and the institution’s commitment to increase the diversity of the health care workforce.

Dr. Hoyt

Looking forward – June 2016

Dr. Hoyt’s column summarizes the ACS’ recent efforts to clarify the organization’s position on concurrent and overlapping operations.

Dr. Hoyt

Looking forward – May 2016

Collaborative quality improvement program, as exemplified by the Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation, the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Collaborative Quality Initiatives program, and the Michigan Value Collaborative are the focus of Dr. Hoyt’s column this month.

Dr. Hoyt

Looking forward – April 2016

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt highlights key initiatives aimed at improving communication between rank-and-file Fellows and the ACS leadership, including enhanced social media engagement and the online ACS Communities.

Dr. Potts, Dr. Lewis, and Dr. Bilimoria

Looking forward – March 2016

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt describes the results of the landmark FIRST Trial to study the effects of resident work-hour restrictions, which suggest that resident training programs that allow trainees to work longer shifts or take less time off between shifts is not associated with increased risk of patient morbidity.

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