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M. Boyd Gillespie, MD, MSc, FACS, performing the first Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation device implantation in South Carolina since its FDA approval in April 2014. Dr. Gillespie was assisted by otolaryngology–head and neck surgery residents and fellows wearing various types of OR attire at the Medical University of South Carolina.

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

October 1, 2016

Dr. Hoyt’s column describes the importance of professional operating room attire and summarizes key protocols, such as proper covering of the head during invasive procedures, supported by College leadership.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – September 2016

Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights the Scientific Program of the Clinical Congress 2016, as well as other key educational and networking opportunities offered during the annual surgical meeting.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – August 2016

An update on ACS efforts to improve the quality of team-based perioperative care is the focus of Dr. Hoyt’s column this month, including the finalized joint Statement on Physician-Led Team-Based Surgical Care, the development of geriatrics care guidelines, the release of the Children’s Surgery Verification Standards, and a description of the College’s Strong for Surgery Initiative.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – July 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.

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