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October 1, 2015

This article describes best practices for sharing clinical photographs and includes a case study highlighting real-world patient privacy concerns, security issues related to mobile device usage, and other ethical considerations.

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Sharing clinical photographs: Patient rights, professional ethics, and institutional responsibilities

The development of the first acute care surgery fellowship and the role that surgeons trained in this discipline can play in alleviating ED overcrowding and general surgery workforce issues are addressed in this article.

Surgeons as Advocates

Advocacy and grassroots: Leveraging local issues at the national level

The ACS Division of Advocacy and Health Policy has developed several platforms, including SurgeonsVoice, to empower members to advocate for health care policies that are in the best interest of surgeons and their patients.

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YFA Essay Contest: Introduction

The introduction to the winner of the ACS Young Fellows Association Essay Contest describes the essayist as an exemplar of this year’s theme.

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YFA Essay Contest winner: Promise of the profession: The chance to be human

Ellen Thomason, MD, MPH, FACS, a vascular surgeon in Seattle, WA, describes her experience as a patient and how it changed her outlook as a surgeon.

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