This edited version of the Olga M. Jonasson Lecture, delivered by Joan Reede, MD, MS, MPH, MBA, at Clinical Congress 2018, underscores the importance of diversity and inclusion to develop sustainable change in health care.
Improving global emergency and essential surgical care in Latin America and the Caribbean: A collaborative approach
Regional collaborative partnerships—focused on enhancing access to surgical care in Latin America and Caribbean countries—are described.
This month’s articles focus on bariatric surgery and psychiatry, and neurologic metabolic surgery.
The links between bariatric surgery and psychiatry are assessed, including potential changes induced by the pharmacokinetics of medicine and concerns related to altering the vagus nerve to treat severe depression.
Identifies the development and potential challenges of neuromodulatory therapies in treating obesity and its comorbidities.
More in this category
- Legal and financial models for public-private partnerships: Making global outreach more feasible
- Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium Part III
- Bariatric metabolic surgery: Advances continue
- Insulin: The wrong therapy for type 2 diabetes Lessons learned from a half century of metabolic surgery
- RAS-ACS Essay Contest: Balance on a very thin wire
- The 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule: An overview of provisions that will affect surgical practices
- What to expect from the 2019 Quality Payment Program
- 2019 CPT coding changes
- Highlights of Clinical Congress 2018
- Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium Part II
- Definition and history of metabolic surgery
- Surgery and the Gordian knot of metabolic syndrome
- ACS Officers, Regents, and Board of Governors’ Executive Committee
- Presidential Address: For our patients
- AHRQ Safety Program for ISCR expands scope in 2019