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Dr. Waller (left), who has performed corneal transplants in 20 countries

Surgeons lead effort to establish a sustainable eye bank in a developing nation(Comments Off on Surgeons lead effort to establish a sustainable eye bank in a developing nation)

May 1, 2016

This article provides an update on the efforts of a U.S. surgical team to establish an autonomous corneal transplant and eye banking program in Guyana and lessons learned from using a public-private partnership to support this program.


2015 ACS Governors Survey: Surgeons describe the ACA’s effects on access to care

The findings of the 2015 ACS Governors Survey, specifically the benefits and challenges associated with the Affordable Care Act’s efforts to expand access to care, are summarized.

PQRS reporting in 2016 and what the College is doing to help

This article addresses concerns surgeons may have regarding the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) program, including penalties for nonparticipation and changes in reporting requirements for 2016.

Dr. Atala in his lab

Profiles in surgical research: Anthony Atala, MD, FACS

The latest installment in a series highlighting prominent ACS surgeon-scientists is an interview with Anthony Atala, MD, FACS, a widely recognized expert in regenerative medicine.

Above: Dr. Rodriguez and Mr. Hardison. Below: Mr. Hardison before his injury, after his initial surgery, and after the facial transplant.

Face forward: Transplant surgeon overcomes challenges with teamwork and technology

Dr. Rodriguez and a team of more than 100 health care professionals established new standards of care after completing the most extensive facial transplant to date.

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