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A path toward diversity

Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture: A path toward diversity, inclusion, and excellence(5)

March 1, 2019

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.

Latin America

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.

Metabolic Surgery Symposium

Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium—Part IV

This month’s articles focus on bariatric surgery and psychiatry, and neurologic metabolic surgery.

Metabolic Surgery Symposium

Bariatric surgery and psychiatry: A review

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.

Metabolic Surgery Symposium

Neurologic metabolic surgery: A review

Identifies the development and potential challenges of neuromodulatory therapies in treating obesity and its comorbidities.


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