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TQIP annual meeting shares best practices, advances in trauma care(Comments Off on TQIP annual meeting shares best practices, advances in trauma care)

February 1, 2018

Topics covered at the 2017 TQIP meeting in Chicago, IL, are summarized, including an overview of ACS-military partnerships, teamwork essentials for trauma teams, and updates on TQIP and COT initiatives.

Leigh A. Neumayer

Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS, elected Chair of ACS Board of Regents

Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, FACS, was elected the 2017–2018 Chair of the Board of Regents at the Annual Business Meeting of Members, October 2017.


Register now to participate in 2018 Leadership & Advocacy Summit

Registration is open for the ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit 2018, May 19–22 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.

Application deadline extended for ACS and MacLean Center fellowships in surgical ethics

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Education is offering fellowships in surgical ethics with the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, IL. The MacLean Center will prepare two surgeons for careers that combine clinical surgery with scholarly studies in surgical ethics, beginning with a five-week, full-time course in Chicago in […]


Coming next month in JACS and online now: Empowering postsurgical patients to improve opioid disposal: A before-and-after quality improvement study

A study published in an upcoming issue of JACS found that dissemination of an educational brochure improved disposal of unused opioids after surgery.

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