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Women at the helm of the ACS: Charting a course to gender equity(2)

September 1, 2018

Women surgeons describe the factors that have led to their leadership roles within the profession and the ACS and provide advice for young surgeons considering similar career pathways.

Shriners Hospitals: Making the dream of global surgery a reality for pediatric burn patients

This article describes the Shriners-Galveston model for treating pediatric burn patients from LMICs through logistical and regulatory partnerships.

EHRs add to surgeons’ administrative burdens: The ACS responds

EHR usability challenges are summarized, including its inability to adapt to individual practices and outdated documentation guidelines.

ACS works with Congress to address the U.S. opioid crisis

The ACS advocacy efforts and policy positions regarding the opioid crisis are summarized as are the key points of the SUPPORT Patients and Communities Act, which includes provisions for treatment, prevention, and safe disposal of opioids.

You are your own best advocate: A how-to guide

Strategies for enhancing the role of surgeons in health policy advocacy are highlighted.

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