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2017 ACS Governors Survey: Ergonomic injuries and their prevention

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including viewpoints on physicians coping with ergonomic injuries and their prevention.

Figure 1. Level of priority the ACS should give to reducing gun-related injuries

Survey of the American College of Surgeons Board of Governors on firearm injury prevention: Consensus and opportunities

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including viewpoints on potential policies intended to enhance fire injury prevention programs.

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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.

Dr. Cropsey (seated) with his wife, Shirley, at KKMCH in 2002. Shirley became a nurse anesthesiologist after her and Dr. Cropsey’s four children, who were raised in Togo, went to college.

Surgeons honored for volunteerism and humanitarianism

The Board of Governors’ Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup has announced  the recipients of the 2017 ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Award and Surgical Volunteerism Awards.

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2016 ACS Governors Survey: Issues affecting surgical practice

Surgeons’ views on health policy and advocacy-related issues and their potential effect on general surgery practice, based on the findings of the 2016 ACS Governors Survey, are summarized.

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2016 ACS Governors Survey: MACRA: Are surgeons ready?

Surgeons’ views of the payment reforms implemented through MACRA, based on the findings of the 2016 ACS Governors Survey, are summarized.

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New resources available for your personal and professional development

This month’s column highlights both personal and professional development resources available to members of the College.

Figure 1. Summary of survey respondents by career category

2016 ACS Governors Survey: Will acute care surgery change the surgical landscape?

Surgeons’ views on the impact of acute care surgery on patient care and general surgery practice, based on the findings of the 2016 ACS Governors Survey, are summarized.

Dr. Stewart (center) with leaders of a Mundari cattle camp in Terekeka, South Sudan

Fellows honored for volunteerism and humanitarianism

The Board of Governors’ Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup has announced the recipients of the 2016 ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Award and Surgical Volunteerism Awards.

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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.

Figure 1. Age range of ACS Governors

2015 ACS Governors Survey: Surgeons speak out on GME funding issues

Surgeons’ views on alternate sources of graduate medical education funding, based on the findings of the 2015 ACS Governors Survey, are summarized.

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2015 ACS Governors Survey: Surgeons describe the ACA’s effects on access to care

The findings of the 2015 ACS Governors Survey, specifically the benefits and challenges associated with the Affordable Care Act’s efforts to expand access to care, are summarized.

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2015 ACS Governors Survey: Surgeons express concerns regarding EHR

The findings of the 2015 ACS Governors Survey, specifically the benefits and challenges associated with the EHR, are summarized.

Dr. Briggs (right) at the ATLS Course for the Rwanda Surgical Society/Massachusetts General Hospital International Trauma and Disaster Institute, Kigali, Rwanda, 2011.

Fellows honored for volunteerism

The Board of Governors’ Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup has announced the recipients of the 2015 ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Award and Surgical Volunteerism Awards.

Board of Governors pillars at work: An update

An update on each of the Board of Governors’ Pillars is provided, including a summary of notable activities and accomplishments over the last year.

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.

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ACS honors Gary L. Timmerman, MD, FACS, with Appreciation Award for service

Gary L. Timmerman, MD, FACS, received an Appreciation Award during the 2014 Clinical Congress to commemorate the more than 20 volunteer positions he has filled at the ACS.

Report on ACSPA/ACS activities: June 2014

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 June 2014.

Dr. Brown performing cataract surgery, Zimbabwe, 1989.

Fellows honored for volunteerism

The Board of Governors’ Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup has announced the recipients of the 2014 American College of Surgeons (ACS)/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Award and Surgical Volunteerism Awards.

Board of Governors pillars improve productivity, communication: An update

An update on each of the Board of Governors’ Pillars is provided including a summary of notable activities and accomplishments over the last year.

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