From residency to retirement
Surgery in Maryland: Guidelines for navigating health care reform(Comments Off on Surgery in Maryland: Guidelines for navigating health care reform)
This column describes Maryland’s health care reform efforts, including the implementation of an all-payor rate system and state-wide budgets overseen by a central state commission, which may serve as a model for other states seeking to lower costs and improve quality.
The Onboarding Checklist for Surgeons—a summary of action items for consideration by a new surgeon and the partner, group, or hospital employer—is the focus of this month’s column.
This month’s column describes surgical skills competitions and their role in increasing resident involvement at the Massachusetts Chapter of the ACS annual meeting.
This month’s column summarizes the role of California surgeons in defeating Proposition 46 and offers guidelines for a successful grassroots advocacy campaign.
This month’s column explores big data as it relates to enhancing graduate medical education, specifically how studying this information increases residents’ sense of ownership over the development of quality improvement initiatives.
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- The ACS motto: What does it really mean?
- Remembering Hank
- RAS-ACS International Exchange Scholarship Program provides unique opportunity for global collaboration
- The quest for safe surgical care: Are we missing the obvious?
- Surgeons as employees: Is the lining always golden?
- Medicine still a noble calling, despite outside interference
- Retired surgeon satisfies desire to serve patients through primary care
- Changing the surgical culture, one apple at a time
- Is medicine still a good profession? Reflections of a retired surgeon