Dr. Louis Argenta receives 2016 Jacobson Innovation Award(Comments Off on Dr. Louis Argenta receives 2016 Jacobson Innovation Award)
The 2016 Jacobson Innovation Award honors Louis C. Argenta, MD, FACS, for his work in the development of the vacuum-assisted closure.
Chad Anthony Rubin, MD, FACS, a consummate ACS volunteer, died on July 3 at age 52.
The American Medical Association’s House of Delegates approved a resolution introduced by the ACS to train more professional first responders and civilian immediate responders to mass casualty events in the essential techniques of bleeding control.
September 1 is the deadline to register for the ninth annual ACS Accredited Education Institutes Postgraduate Course, which will take place in Boston, MA, in mid-September.
An update on each of the Board of the Governors’ Pillars is provided, including a summary of notable activities and accomplishments over the last year.
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- Coming in July in JACS, and online now: Surgical training in the United States: Is it time for a paradigm shift?