Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, February 2018(Comments Off on Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, February 2018)
This report describes the recent activities, initiatives, and business matters of both the ACSPA and the College as of February 2018.
Provides an update on ACS efforts to reduce the administrative burdens on surgeons, including the new Stop Overregulating My OR (SOMO) initiative.
The newsworthy accomplishments of ACS members are summarized.
Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, FACS, FRCSI(Hon),FRCS(Hon), FRCSEd(Hon), a Past-President of the American College of Surgeons, is the recipient of Seattle Business magazine’s 2018 Leaders in Health Care Lifetime Achievement Award.
Details regarding the ABS’ new general surgery assessment process, which is part of the Continuous Certification Program, are provided.
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- New oral histories added to the ACS Archives
- Coming next month in JACS and online now: Post-discharge opioid prescribing and use after common surgical procedures
- Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Lifelong learning: A key responsibility of the individual surgeon
- Chapter news
- Dateline: DC—April 2018
- Applications for ACS Academy of Master Surgeon Educators are now being accepted
- ABS Announces Details of New Continuous Certification Program
- ACS WiSC seeks ACS Fellows to serve as new members
- Call for nominations: Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Inspiring Women in Surgery Award
- ACS releases 2018 update to the Physicians as Assistants at Surgery report
- Coming next month in JACS and online now: Have the recent modifications of operating room attire policies decreased surgical site infections? A NSQIP review of 6,517 patients
- Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Collaboration and guidelines can lead to better outcomes
- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons partners with ACS for Annual Scientific Congress
- Eileen Metzger Bulger, MD, FACS, is new Chair of the ACS Committee on Trauma
- U.S. Army and Navy surgeons collaborate to offer ATLS demonstration course in Afghanistan