Outlines the history of locum tenens physicians and identifies the benefits and challenges associated with temporary staff surgeons.
Summarizes the overall drug shortage problem and describes the role of GPOs and manufactures in preventing medication shortages.
Stop the Bleed program policy advances at the federal and regional level are summarized, including information about states that plan to introduce bills in 2019.
RAS-ACS Symposium essays: Residents describe the benefits and challenges of physician extenders in academic surgery
The topic of this year’s Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons Symposium was Physician Extenders in Academic Surgery: Integrated Partner or Parallel Player? The following are the second place essays submitted featuring views from both sides of the debate.
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