This month’s cover story describes the development of the Geriatric Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program and its aim to support a team-based approach to interdisciplinary care and to establish evidence-based standards for the care of older adults.
Describes the College’s efforts to work with Congress and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to develop meaningful measures of surgical quality in the Quality Payment Program.
Provides an overview of the history of cancer staging and summarizes the formation and evolution of the AJCC.
Shafique Keshavjee, MD, FACS, FRCSC—a thoracic surgeon-scientist at the University of Toronto, ON—is the latest physician to be profiled in this ongoing series for his contributions to the field of lung transplantation.
The Clinical Congress Preliminary Program offers an overview of Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, and other information related to Clinical Congress 2019, October 21–31 in San Francisco, CA.
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- New pathways for medical student education address concerns of both students and educators
- 2018 ACS Governors Survey: Burnout—a growing challenge
- Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium: Part VII
- American College of Surgeons quality and safety programs in metabolic surgery
- The American College of Surgeons and accreditation of metabolic surgery
- Proceedings and recommendations from the OR attire summit: A collaborative model for guideline development
- 2018 ACS Governors Survey: The disruptive and impaired surgeon
- John M. Howard: A pioneer in vascular, trauma, and pancreatic surgery
- Trauma and cancer take center stage in the state legislatures
- Collected papers of the ACS Metabolic Surgery Symposium Part VI
- The role of the NIH in the development of metabolic and bariatric surgery
- Advocacy in action: Bariatric and metabolic surgery
- Louisa Garrett Anderson and Flora Murray: Redefining gender roles in military medicine
- The ACS Quality and Safety Program: Louisville hospitals participate in first site visits
- Surgeon leaders need to educate, elevate, and energize to create a culture of diversity: An interview with Dr. Julie Freischlag