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2016 Leadership Summit focuses on conflict resolution, cultural dexterity, and strategic thinking(Comments Off on 2016 Leadership Summit focuses on conflict resolution, cultural dexterity, and strategic thinking)

July 1, 2016

This article summarizes the leadership portion of the 2016 ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC, which focused on conflict resolution, social media reputation management, and how enhanced emotional intelligence can lead to better outcomes.

Version 2.0 of MBSAQIP standards to take effect in October

The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program standards will go into effect in October.

Mr. Matthews

Surgeons voice legislative priorities at 2016 Advocacy Summit

An overview of the advocacy portion of the 2016 ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC, is provided, including a summary of key issues presented during meetings with legislators on Capitol Hill.

Dr. Laurencin (left) being presented with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation by President Obama (center)

Dr. Cato Laurencin honored with National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Cato T. Laurencin, MD, PhD, FACS, was presented the National Medal of Technology and Innovation—the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement—on May 19 by President Barack Obama.  

Dr. Britt (left) and Dr. Frederick

Howard University awards honorary degrees to President Obama and Dr. L. D. Britt

D. Britt, MD, MPH, DSc(Hon), FACS, FCCM, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSEd(Hon), FWACS(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCS(SA)(Hon), FRCSGlasg(Hon), and Past-President of the American College of Surgeons was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree at Howard University’s 2016 graduation ceremony May 7 in Washington, DC.


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