This month’s cover story describes the effects of climate change on human health and identifies how surgeons can take action to reduce health care’s environmental footprint.
The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including viewpoints and experiences concerning gender inequity and harassment in surgery.
Congressional attempts to control Medicare physician spending through anti-inflationary policies are highlighted as are the future of Medicare payment updates under MACRA.
Defines financial toxicity, identifies patients most at risk, and outlines ongoing clinical trials investigating this issue.
Profiles in surgical volunteerism: Mark W. Asplund, Jr., MD, FACS, provides care to underserved population in Malawi
This article is the first in a series of Bulletin articles profiling the volunteer-related accomplishments of ACS Fellows through ACS Operation Giving Back.
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