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Dr. Starzl

In memoriam: Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD, FACS, organ transplantation pioneer(Comments Off on In memoriam: Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD, FACS, organ transplantation pioneer)

June 1, 2017

Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD, FACS, a trailblazing transplant surgeon, died March 4 at age 90.

The Coalition for Quality in Geriatric Surgery Project

CQGS releases preliminary standards for quality surgical care for older adults

The Coalition for Quality in Geriatric Surgery launched its alpha pilot phase in January to determine reviewer feedback on its hospital-level surgical care standards for older adults.

Evidence-Based Decisions in Surgery

New ACS surgical practice guidelines now include patient education

The ACS Evidence-Based Decisions in Surgery modules provide surgeons with peer-review recommendations and new patient education information for use at the point of care.

Journal of the American College of Surgeons

Coming next month in JACS and online now: Twenty-year experience with aorto-enteric fistula repair: Gastrointestinal complications predict mortality

This news brief highlights a JACS article indicating that approximately half of aorto-enteric fistula repair patients die within 60 days during a 20-year period.

Dr. McGrath

ACS Board of Regents approves new Foundation officers

The ACS Board of Regents approved new officers of the ACS Foundation Board of Directors at the Regents’ February meeting in Chicago, IL.


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