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Presidential Address: Achieving our personal best: Back to the future of the American College of Surgeons(Comments Off)

December 1, 2014

Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), highlighted the accomplishments and the legacy of Ernest Amory Codman, MD, FACS, in his Presidential Address at the Convocation Ceremony during the 2014 Clinical Congress.

2014 Executive Director’s annual report

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, ACS Executive Director provides a detailed summary of the College’s activities and notable accomplishments in 2014.

Georgia coalition develops bariatric surgery pilot project

A bariatric surgery pilot program developed by a Georgia coalition is highlighted as an example of a successful grassroots advocacy initiative at the regional level.

Liability reform, scope of practice, trauma topped state legislative agendas in 2014

An overview of state legislation, regulation, and judicial rulings from 2014 is provided. Specific issues covered include updates on medical liability reform, trauma and injury prevention, and scope of practice.

Hugh Agnew Gamble, MD, FACS

Hugh Agnew Gamble, MD, FACS: A legacy to the College

Dr. Gamble’s accomplishments are profiled in this article, including his efforts to improve access to hospital care for all people in the Jim Crow South.

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