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Dr. Furman listening to a child’s heartbeat at a Loma de Luz, Honduras, mission hospital in 1989

Surgeons honored for volunteerism and humanitarianism

The Board of Governors’ Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup has announced the recipients of the 2019 ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Award and Surgical Volunteerism Awards.

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Board of Governors continues to make your voice heard

An overview of ACS Board Governors responsibilities is provided along with an update on the activities of each B/G pillar.

2018 ACS Governors Survey: Gender inequality and harassment remain a challenge in surgery

2018 ACS Governors Survey: Gender inequality and harassment remain a challenge in surgery

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including viewpoints and experiences concerning gender inequity and harassment in surgery.

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2018 ACS Governors Survey: Burnout—a growing challenge

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including surgeon viewpoints and experiences concerning surgeon burnout.

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2018 ACS Governors Survey: The disruptive and impaired surgeon

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including surgeon viewpoints and experiences concerning both disruptive and impaired surgeons.

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Board of Governors pillars at work: An update

An overview of ACS Board Governors’ (B/G) responsibilities is provided along with an update on the activities of each B/G pillar.

Surgeons honored for volunteerism and humanitarianism

The Board of Governors’ Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup has announced the recipients of the 2018 ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Award and Surgical Volunteerism Awards.

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2017 ACS Governors Survey: The increasing role of APPs in providing surgical care

The results of a survey of ACS Board of Governors are summarized, including surgeon viewpoints on the increasing role of APPs.

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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.

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.

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.

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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