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ACS NSQIP hospitals significantly improve outcomes over time(Comments Off)

May 1, 2015

Most hospitals participating in the ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program improve surgical outcomes over time, and improvement continues with each year that hospitals participate in the program, according to a study recently published in the Annals of Surgery.

Dr. Michelassi (right) receives the award from John J. Connolly, EdD, president and chief executive officer, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

Dr. Michelassi honored with National Physician of the Year Award

Fabrizio Michelassi, MD, FACS, Chair of the ACS Board of Governors, was awarded the Castle Connolly 2015 National Physician of the Year Award for Clinical Excellence on March 23.

At the MHSSPACS meeting (from left): Drs. Tefera, Winchester, Turner, Elster, and Cordts; Colonel Martin; Dr. Knudson; Colonel Gross; Admiral Bono; Mr. Kirk; Dr. Hoyt; Ms. Bura and Ms. Blair.

MHSSPACS Leadership Group holds inaugural meeting in Chicago, IL

The Leadership Group of the newly formed Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons held its inaugural meeting March 31 at the College’s headquarters in Chicago.

Disciplinary actions taken

This report details the disciplinary actions the ACS Board of Regents took at its February 6–7, 2015 meeting.

Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, February 2015

This report details the recent activities, initiatives, and business matters of both the American College of Surgeons Professional Association and of the ACS as of February 2015.

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