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ACS NSQIP conference: 10 years of putting the patient first(Comments Off)

October 1, 2015

The 10th annual ACS NSQIP National Conference in July 2015 focused on patient-centered care and the reliability and accuracy of the program’s data as drivers of surgical quality improvement in hospitals.

JACS receives highest impact factor to date

The Journal of the American College of Surgeons received its highest Thomson Reuters impact factor to date for 2014.

Dr. McSwain

In memoriam: Dr. Norman McSwain, a pioneer in comprehensive trauma care

Norman E. McSwain, Jr., MD, FACS—an internationally recognized leader in trauma care—died July 28 in his New Orleans, LA, home at 78 years old.

AMA HOD Annual Meeting sparks adoption of new policies

This report summarizes the topics addressed by the College’s delegation at the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates meeting in June.

ACS offers international chapters opportunity to create educational program

The Dr. Pon Fund will allow international chapters to create a local educational course that includes faculty from the ACS.

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