Tag Archive for ‘ACS Foundation’

Dr. Organ

Honoring mentors: An ACS tradition

The value of mentorship as exemplified by the Claude H. Organ, Jr., MD, FACS, Traveling Fellowship; the Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS, Faculty Research Fellowship; and the Olga M. Jonasson Lectureship is the focus of this month’s column.

Dr. Aaland

New ACS Foundation board members installed

The philanthropic interests of three new members of the ACS Foundation Board of Directors are described in this month’s column.

Dr. Riehle

Planned giving: A powerful legacy

The accomplishments of three recipients of an ACS Faculty Research Fellowship or Resident Research Scholarship are the focus of this month’s column.

Dr. McGrath

Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH, FACS, to be honored with Distinguished Philanthropist Award

Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH, FACS, will receive the 2016 Distinguished Philanthropist Award from the ACS Foundation Board of Directors at Clinical Congress 2016, in Washington, DC.

Dr. Stewart with her husband, Bill Perry, at the 2016 Jacobson Award Dinner

Amilu Stewart, MD, FACS: Silencing the skeptics

The leadership and philanthropic efforts of Amilu Stewart, MD, FACS, are the focus of this month’s column.

ACS Foundation Annual Report 2015

ACS Foundation Annual Report 2015

The ACS Foundation’s Annual Report 2015 highlights notable Foundation activities for the last year, including the support of scholarship funds, fellowships, and other philanthropic initiatives.

Dr. Lee performing surgery

Yeu-Tsu Margaret Lee, MD, FACS: A life of service

The philanthropic and leadership contributions of Yeu-Tsu Margaret Lee, MD, FACS, are the focus of this month’s column.

Feeding Tube Home Skills Kit

Optimal in-home postoperative care made possible through new Patient Feeding Tube Home Skills Kit

This article describes problems patients and their caregivers experience using a feeding tube during at-home postoperative recovery and outlines the benefits of using the College’s Patient Education Program to reduce complications and ensure compliance with regulatory demands.

Dr. and Mrs. Leffall in 1994, when Dr. Leffall was elected ACS President.

Dr. and Mrs. LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr.: Paying it forward

The philanthropic and leadership legacy of LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD, FACS, Past-President of the ACS, is the focus of this month’s column.

Dr. and Mrs. Jurkiewicz at his installation as the 70th ACS President in 1989.

Dr. and Mrs. M. J. Jurkiewicz: A distinctive legacy of giving

The focus of this month’s column is the legacy of M.J. “Josh” Jurkiewicz, MD, FACS, a former ACS President and a member of the Mayne Heritage Society.

Dr. Healy standing next to a list of donors to his eponymous traveling mentorship award at the ACS Clinical Congress 2015 in Chicago, IL

Healy Award fundraising initiative achieves $200,000 goal

The fundraising initiative for the Gerald B. Healy Traveling Mentorship Award has reached a successful conclusion.

Dr. and Mrs. Kenyon

Dr. and Mrs. Kenyon are committed to giving back

This month’s column highlights the philanthropic contributions of Norman Kenyon, MD, FACS, and his wife, Sue.

Earl Mayne, MD, FACS

The Mayne legacy: A look back at an influential charter member of the ACS

Dr. Mayne’s surgical career and philanthropic leadership are highlighted in this article.

Dr. and Mrs. Robinette

ACS Foundation presents two distinguished awards at 2015 Clinical Congress

The ACS Foundation’s Distinguished Philanthropist Award and a new Distinguished Organization Award will be presented at Clinical Congress 2015.

Drs. Russell

The Distinguished Philanthropist Award: Celebrating a legacy of exceptional giving

Past recipients of the ACS’ Distinguished Philanthropist Award—which recognizes a record of service to the College and the ACS Foundation—are highlighted in this month’s cover story.

ACS Annual Report

American College of Surgeons Foundation: An Enduring Legacy, Annual Report 2014

The ACS Foundation’s Annual Report 2014 outlines notable Foundation activities for the past year, including the support of scholarship funds, fellowships, and other philanthropic initiatives.

Dr. Hoyt

Looking forward – December 2014

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt provides a summary of ACS achievements from his 2014 annual report.

2014 Executive Director’s annual report

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, ACS Executive Director provides a detailed summary of the College’s activities and notable accomplishments in 2014.

Dr. Russell

Looking forward – October 2014

The legacy and accomplishments of Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS, former ACS Executive Director who died on August 4, are the focus of Dr. Hoyt’s column this month.

ACS Revenue, 2008–2013

Looking forward – June 2014

The ACS Foundation’s Annual Report 2013 outlines notable Foundation activities for the past year, including the support of scholarship funds, fellowships, and other philanthropic activities.

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