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Mastery in General Surgery Program

From Transition to Practice to Mastery in General Surgery(Comments Off on From Transition to Practice to Mastery in General Surgery)

July 1, 2018

The evolution of the TTP Program to the new ACS Mastery in General Surgery Program is described, along with the experiences of three accredited institutions.

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ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence Program has lasting impact on surgeons’ careers

Previous ACS Clinical Scholars describe how the program affected their career path and why this program continues to result in improved patient outcomes and safer patient care.

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Gun violence and firearm policy: An introduction from the ACS COT

This article from the ACS Committee on Trauma is an introduction to the feature on gun violence and firearm policy in the U.S.

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Gun violence and firearm policy in the U.S.: A brief history and the current status

An overview of the distribution and determinants of gun-related violence in the U.S. is summarized as are firearm-related policy and legislative initiatives.

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Can communication proficiency mitigate moral distress among surgeons? A case study and call to action

Moral distress and its potential effects on patient care are described using a case study in which an inexperienced resident must deliver difficult news without mentoring from the attending.


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