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3-D printing: Revolutionizing preoperative planning, resident training, and the future of surgical care(Comments Off on 3-D printing: Revolutionizing preoperative planning, resident training, and the future of surgical care)

July 1, 2016

In this month’s cover story, members of the College describe their experiences with 3-D printing models, identify its benefits and limitations, and consider future applications for this technology.

Health care networks: Surprise billings for surgical patients

This article describes the College’s position on narrow and tiered health care networks and outlines surprise billings and their effect on surgeon reimbursement.

Seeking equilibrium in decision making: The balance between clinical judgment and patient goals

Potential solutions for resolving an ethical dilemma—disagreement regarding a course of treatment—are addressed in this article as are suggestions for balancing clinical judgment with patient goals.

2016 Clinical Congress Program Planner

Clinical Congress 2016 Preliminary Program

The Clinical Congress Preliminary Program offers an overview of Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, and other information related to Clinical Congress 2016, October 16–20, in Washington, DC.

The Millennium Development Goals

Progress in achieving universal access to surgical care: An update and a path forward

This article summarizes recent efforts by the ACS, the World Bank, and The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery to improve global access to surgical care.


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