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Climate change: What does it mean for the future of surgery?

Climate change: What does it mean for the future of surgery?(2)

September 1, 2019

This month’s cover story describes the effects of climate change on human health and identifies how surgeons can take action to reduce health care’s environmental footprint.

2018 ACS Governors Survey: Gender inequality and harassment remain a challenge in surgery

2018 ACS Governors Survey: Gender inequality and harassment remain a challenge in surgery

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including viewpoints and experiences concerning gender inequity and harassment in surgery.

Medicare physician payment on the decline: It’s not your imagination

Medicare physician payment on the decline: It’s not your imagination

Congressional attempts to control Medicare physician spending through anti-inflationary policies are highlighted as are the future of Medicare payment updates under MACRA.

Financial toxicity: A growing burden for cancer patients

Financial toxicity: A growing burden for cancer patients

Defines financial toxicity, identifies patients most at risk, and outlines ongoing clinical trials investigating this issue.

Profiles in surgical volunteerism: Mark W. Asplund, Jr., MD, FACS, provides care to underserved population in Malawi

Profiles in surgical volunteerism: Mark W. Asplund, Jr., MD, FACS, provides care to underserved population in Malawi

This article is the first in a series of Bulletin articles profiling the volunteer-related accomplishments of ACS Fellows through ACS Operation Giving Back.


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