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Dr. Argenta (left) accepts his award from J. David Richardson, MD, FACS, ACS President

Dr. Louis Argenta receives 2016 Jacobson Innovation Award(Comments Off on Dr. Louis Argenta receives 2016 Jacobson Innovation Award)

August 1, 2016

The 2016 Jacobson Innovation Award honors Louis C. Argenta, MD, FACS, for his work in the development of the vacuum-assisted closure.

Dr. Rubin

Dr. Chad Rubin remembered as exceptional surgeon and consummate volunteer

Chad Anthony Rubin, MD, FACS, a consummate ACS volunteer, died on July 3 at age 52.

The Hartford Consensus

AMA HOD approves ACS-sponsored resolution on mass casualty bleeding control

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.

ACS-AEI Postgraduate Course focuses on simulation in surgical education

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.

Figure 1. The Cutting Edge newsletter

Board of Governors pillars at work: An update

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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