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Compendium on improving survivability from mass casualty events(Comments Off)

September 1, 2015

A compendium of commentaries and policy directives from national and surgical leaders, as well as the Hartford Consensus reports that have been published previously in the Bulletin, is mailing with this month’s Bulletin. The compendium encourages people at mass casualty events to “see something, do something.”

Dr. Weigelt

John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, FACS, chosen as 2015 Distinguished Service Award recipient

John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, FACS, has been selected to receive this year’s Distinguished Service Award, the College’s highest honor.

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Official notice: Annual Business Meeting of Members, American College of Surgeons

The Annual Business Meeting of members of the ACS will take place at Clinical Congress 2015 on Wednesday, October 7, at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL.

Dr. Briggs (right) at the ATLS Course for the Rwanda Surgical Society/Massachusetts General Hospital International Trauma and Disaster Institute, Kigali, Rwanda, 2011.

Fellows honored for volunteerism

The Board of Governors’ Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup has announced the recipients of the 2015 ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Award and Surgical Volunteerism Awards.

Bleeding control spotlighted at new ACS Theater Sessions at Clinical Congress

A new bleeding control course has been developed for direct training of immediate responders in external hemorrhage control and will be spotlighted at Clinical Congress 2015 in the ACS Theater.

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